Berea in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
For Mountain Youth
Erected 1964 by Department of Highways. (Marker Number 173.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 34.317′ N, 84° 17.382′ W. Marker is in Berea, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilderness Road Heritage Highway (U.S. 25) and Prospect Street (Kentucky Route 21) on Wilderness Road Heritage Highway. Touch for map. Located on the north side of the 3-way intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Chestnut St., Berea KY 40403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church of Christ, Union (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of Richmond Knocked at Berea's Door (approx. half a mile away); Site of Starns' Defeat Encampment at Bobtown / Engagment at Bobtown / Advance to Kingston (approx. 4˝ miles away); Civil War Action (approx. 4.7 miles away); Merritt Jones/Wayside Tavern / Jones Tavern/CSA Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Richmond-Prelude/ Richmond Battle (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berea.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,249 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on August 3, 2008, by Cheyenne Olson of Berea, Kentucky. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.