Capt. John "Jack" Jouett, Jr.

Capt. John "Jack" Jouett, Jr. (HMHGD)

Location: Owingsville, KY 40360 Bath County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 8.65', W 83° 45.854'

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This famous Revolutionary War hero, who rode 40 mi. to warn Jefferson, Patrick Henry and other legislators of British approach, June 3, 1781, is buried in Bath Co. Jack Jouett of Va. galloped all night from Cuckoo Tavern to Monticello to Charlottesville. Moved to Ky., 1782. Represented Mercer County in Va. Assembly, and Mercer and Woodford counties in Ky. Assembly.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1528
Year Placed1975
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society & the Kentucky Department of Transportation
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 12:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 257761 N 4225421
Decimal Degrees38.14416667, -83.76423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 8.65', W 83° 45.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 8' 39.00" N, 83° 45' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4300-4398 S Court St, Owingsville KY 40360, US
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