Knottsville, Kentucky/Leonard Knott Homestead

Knottsville, Kentucky/Leonard Knott Homestead (HMW89)

Location: Philpot, KY 42366 Daviess County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 46.052', W 86° 53.609'

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Knottsville, Kentucky

On this site in 1827, Leonard Knott built the first house in Knottsville. James Millay named the town in 1833 when he opened a store and post office nearby. In 1834, the name was officially set in the Kentucky Legislature by the Honorable William R. Griffith, and the town was formally laid out by Millay and Griffith in 1836.
Dedicated to the people of Knottsville

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Leonard Knott Homestead

In 1795, James Knott emigrated from Maryland to Cox's Creek Settlement in Nelson County, Ky., as part of the "League of Catholic Families." Born in 1797, his son Leonard married Mary M. Drury and moved to Daviess County in 1826. They settled on this site in 1827 and were founding members of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
In memory of Leonard and Mary Knot
HM NumberHMW89
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2354
Year Placed2011
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 509381 N 4180028
Decimal Degrees37.76753333, -86.89348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.052', W 86° 53.609'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 3.12" N, 86° 53' 36.54" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10019 KY-144, Philpot KY 42366, US
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