Richard Potter

Richard Potter (HMY6U)

Location: Elkhorn City, KY 41522 Pike County
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N 37° 18.286', W 82° 20.677'

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One of the first pioneers to settle in Breaks Canyon area, Richard married Mary Ramey in 1821 and had 11 children; later married Mary "Polly" Wallace. He was a farmer, hunter, and a distillery operator. Richard acquired several thousand acres of land including present-day Breaks Interstate Park and Carson Island, formerly Potter Plantation.
Presented by Elkhorn City Heritage Council, Inc.
HM NumberHMY6U
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2131
Year Placed2003
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 8:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 380837 N 4129529
Decimal Degrees37.30476667, -82.34461667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.286', W 82° 20.677'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 17.16" N, 82° 20' 40.62" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 210-260 Patty Loveless Dr, Elkhorn City KY 41522, US
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