Argillite in Greenup County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
E. K. Railway
Erected 1997 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways, E. K. Railway Historical Society and Greenup County Fiscal Court. (Marker Number 1978.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 29.48′ N, 82° 49.793′ W. Marker is in Argillite, Kentucky, in Greenup County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 1 and Kentucky Route 207, on the right when traveling north on State Route 1. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Argillite KY 41121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greenup Association of Baptists (approx. 2 miles away); Greenbo Lake State Resort Park Buffalo Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) (approx. 3.6 miles away); Camp Swigert (approx. 4.7 miles away); McConnell House Complex (approx. 4.7 miles away); John M. McConnell House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Steam Furnace / Iron made in Kentucky (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Regarding E. K. Railway. Click on Related Markers link and then click to map all markers. The railroad came from the north on the alignment of today’s Kentucky Route 1 and here continued south on the alignment of today’s Kentucky Route 207. These highways were built on the railroad bed after the railroad ceased operation.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on November 13, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.