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Crab Orchard in Lincoln County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crab Orchard Springs

 
 
Crab Orchard Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
1. Crab Orchard Springs Marker
Inscription.  Site of popular watering place 1827 until early 1930's. Famed for number and excellence of mineral springs. Crab Orchard Salts, medical remedy, produced here by evaporation.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 152.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
 
Location. 37° 28.197′ N, 84° 30.536′ W. Marker is in Crab Orchard, Kentucky, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Lancaster Street (Kentucky Route 39), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in front of Crab Orchard Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crab Orchard KY 40419, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. On Confederate Routes (approx. half a mile away); Grand Gateway to Kentucky (approx. half a mile away); Crab Orchard Cemetery Confederate Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Sportsman's Hill (approx. 1.9 miles away); A View from Sportsman’s Hill
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(approx. 2 miles away); Where Racing Turned Around (approx. 2 miles away); The Legacy of Sportsman’s Hill at Crab Orchard (approx. 2.1 miles away); A Little Bit to Eat at the Race (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crab Orchard.
 
Also see . . .  Crab Orchard Springs. (Submitted on July 9, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Crab Orchard Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
2. Crab Orchard Springs Marker
Crab Orchard Springs Salts image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
3. Crab Orchard Springs Salts
Crab Orchard Water image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
4. Crab Orchard Water
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 9, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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