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

L&N Turnpike

 
 
L&N Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. L&N Turnpike Marker
Inscription.  A cobblestone turnpike was built to connect West Point and Nashville, Tennessee in 1839. Stagecoach lines operated from here to Nashville and also to Shawneetown, Illinois.
 
Location. 38° 0.017′ N, 85° 56.851′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and North 5th 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. The 38th Parallel (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Lincoln's Flatboat Trip (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); K&I Bank Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ditto-Lansdale House / Civil War Hospital (about 300 feet away); Embarcadero (about 400 feet away); Civil War Fort (about 500 feet away); The Salt Warehouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  Louisville and Nashville Turnpike. (Submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
L&N Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. L&N Turnpike Marker
Louisville & Nashville Turnpike Stagecoach Route image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
3. Louisville & Nashville Turnpike Stagecoach Route
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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