County Named, 1821

County Named, 1821 (HMOP2)

Location: Clinton, KY 42031 Hickman County
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N 36° 40.006', W 88° 59.628'

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For Capt. Paschal Hickman who was massacred by Indians after River Raisin battle, Jan., 1813, one of nine Ky. officers killed in that action for whom counties named. Resided Franklin County, extensive landowner. Originally, Hickman comprised the Jackson Purchase in Ky. Later eight counties have been formed within initial area. First county seat was Columbus.
HM NumberHMOP2
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number895
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 10:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 321817 N 4059758
Decimal Degrees36.66676667, -88.99380000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.006', W 88° 59.628'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 0.36" N, 88° 59' 37.68" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133-181 S Washington St, Clinton KY 42031, US
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