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Near Franklin in Simpson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Replica of Stone #38

 
 
Replica of Stone #38 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
1. Replica of Stone #38 Marker
Inscription. Replica of Stone #38 set nearly 30 miles east of here during the 1859 Cox/Peoples survey of the KY/TN line. This survey resulted in markers set at 5-mile intervals along the line originally determined by Walker and Smith in 1780. Surveyors from both states worked together during 1990-1992 to recover 45 of the original stone monuments.
 
Erected by the Kentucky Association of Professional Surveyors.
 
Location. 36° 38.602′ N, 86° 34.14′ W. Marker is near Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 65 at milepost 0, 9.1 miles north of Kentucky Route 52. Click for map. Located at the northbound Kentucky Welcome Center near the refreshment pavilion. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin KY 42134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Civil War in Tennessee (approx. 0.6 miles away in Tennessee); Triangular Jog (approx. mile away); Duval-Groves House (approx. 1.7 miles away in Tennessee); Birthplace of T.O. Chisholm / Noted Hymn Writer (1866-1960)
Replica Stone & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
2. Replica Stone & Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); "Riding into The Sunset" (approx. 1.8 miles away); "Drive-Time" (approx. 1.8 miles away); "School Days, School Days" (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Border survey article. (Submitted on May 15, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
Marker in far right background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
3. Marker in far right background.
Welcome Center building left of marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
4. Welcome Center building left of marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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