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Augusta in Bracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Philip Buckner (1747-1820)

 
 
Philip Buckner (1747-1820) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 18, 2015
1. Philip Buckner (1747-1820) Marker
Inscription. Captain Philip Buckner, an Englishman, was a Revolutionary War veteran. He came to Va., served adopted colony as issuing commissary, received extensive land grants, then settled here. In 1797, he donated this lot for Augusta Public Square as part of land for town. It became the site of the courthouse until it burned 1848; pioneer jail still standing.
 
Erected 1988 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1842.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 46.344′ N, 84° 0.541′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Kentucky, in Bracken County. Marker is on West Park Street south of West 2nd Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta KY 41002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Augusta In Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta Confederate Monument (approx. mile away); Augusta World War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Augusta College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Utopia
Pioneer Jail image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 18, 2015
2. Pioneer Jail
(approx. 2.6 miles away in Ohio); Felicity Underground Railroad (approx. 6.6 miles away in Ohio); Felicity Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away in Ohio); Honor Roll 1918 (approx. 6.6 miles away in Ohio). Click for a list of all markers in Augusta.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Pioneer Jail image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 18, 2015
3. Pioneer Jail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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