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Eddyville in Lyon County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mineral Mound

 
 
Mineral Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Mineral Mound Marker
Inscription. Site of the home of Willis B. Machen, 1810-93, farmer, manufacturer, lawyer, legislator. A courageous leader of strong convictions and unimpeachable integrity. Member Ky. Constitution Convention 1849, State Senate 1853, House of Rep. 1856-60, Congress of Confederate States 1862-64, U.S. Senate 1872. A leader in Granger (Farmers') movement in Ky. for twenty years.
 
Erected 1964 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 779.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 4.687′ N, 88° 4.174′ W. Marker is in Eddyville, Kentucky, in Lyon County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 93 and Gregory Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 93. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eddyville KY 42038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrew Jackson Smith (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lyon County, 1854 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Matthew Lyon (approx. 2.2 miles away); Crittenden Lyon (approx. 2.2 miles away); New Union Forge / Iron Made in Kentucky
Mineral Mound Marker looking north on KY-93 towards Eddyville. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Mineral Mound Marker looking north on KY-93 towards Eddyville.
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Kelly Kettle (approx. 3.7 miles away); Suwanee Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 5.7 miles away); Fredonia (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eddyville.
 
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Mineral Mound Marker is to left Highway 93 sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. Mineral Mound Marker is to left Highway 93 sign.
The road on right side of photo leads to Mineral Mound State Park about 1.5 miles southwest.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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