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Near Albany in Clinton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Governor's Birthplace

 
 
Governor's Birthplace Marker is missing. image. Click for full size.
1. Governor's Birthplace Marker is missing.
Inscription.  Thomas E. Bramlette born near here on Jan. 3, 1817. State legislature in 1841. Appointed by Gov. John Crittenden as the commonwealth's attorney, 1848. Circuit judge, 1856-1860. Accepted Federal Army commission in 1861. Raised and commanded 3rd Ky. Inf. Resigned in 1862. Appointed by Pres. Lincoln as US district attorney. Elected governor in 1863. He died, 1875.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1306.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 36° 39.219′ N, 85° 6.54′ W. Marker was near Albany, Kentucky, in Clinton County. Marker could be reached from South Clearfork Road 0.3 miles north of Cedar Knob Road (Kentucky Route 969), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: South Clearfork Road, Albany KY 42602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Clear Fork Baptist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pioneer Settler
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2. Thomas E. Bramlette
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 2.9 miles away); County Named, 1835 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Civil War Terrorist (approx. 3 miles away); Cordell Hull (approx. 6.7 miles away in Tennessee); Affair at Travisville (approx. 7.8 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Affair at Travisville (approx. 8 miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Also see . . .  Kentucky Historical Society about Thomas Bramlette. (Submitted on July 12, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Persons
 
Governor's Birthplace Marker is missing - only pole is left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
3. Governor's Birthplace Marker is missing - only pole is left.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
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