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West Point in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

The 38th Parallel

 
 
The 38th Parallel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. The 38th Parallel Marker
Inscription.  You are now standing on the 38th parallel line, the same line that separates North and South Korea. The line goes completely around the earth and passes thru West Point at this spot.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, City of West Point series list.
 
Location. 38° 0.011′ N, 85° 56.884′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and North 6th Street, on the right when traveling east on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point KY 40177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L & N Turnpike (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Lincoln's Flatboat Trip (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sherman's Headquarters (about 400 feet away); Civil War Fort (about 500 feet away); K & I Bank Building (about 500 feet away); Ditto-Lansdale House / Civil War Hospital (about 500 feet
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away); Embarcadero (about 500 feet away); The Salt Warehouse (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  38th parallel north. (Submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
The 38th Parallel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. The 38th Parallel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,984 times since then and 384 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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