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Pineville in Bell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Joshua Fry Bell

 
 
Joshua Fry Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
1. Joshua Fry Bell Marker
Inscription. Bell County formed from Harlan and Knox Counties, 1867. Named for Joshua Fry Bell, 1811-70, Congressman, Ky. Sec. of State, Comr. to peace conference in 1861 and State Legislator. He was g. grandson of Dr. Thomas Walker, explorer of Ky. wilderness, 1750.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 198.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 45.677′ N, 83° 41.738′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Kentucky, in Bell County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Avenue and Pine Street (Kentucky Highway 66), on the right when traveling east on Kentucky Avenue. Click for map. Located in front of the Bell County courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Pineville KY 40977, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mountain Gateway (here, next to this marker); Cumberland Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wallsend Mine (approx. 0.6 miles away); Middlesboro Meteorite Crater Impact Site (approx. 10.4 miles away); Dirt-and-Log Forts (approx.
Markers at the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
2. Markers at the Courthouse
10.6 miles away); Two-Way Traffic (approx. 10.6 miles away); Defense of the Gap (approx. 10.6 miles away); Middlesborough (approx. 10.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pineville.
 
Also see . . .  Joshua Fry Bell. Entry at the Biographical Directory of United States Congress. (Submitted on September 18, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
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Bell County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
3. Bell County Courthouse
Memorials in front of the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
4. Memorials in front of the Courthouse
A memorial to Deputy Sean Pursifull and his canine partner, King, stands beside a memorial to all of Kentucky's fallen K-9 officers.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 821 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on August 3, 2016.
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