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

Embarcadero

 
 
Embarcadero Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Embarcadero Marker
Inscription.  The boat landing for West Point was known by its Spanish name of "Embarcadero". Flatboats would leave from here for New Orleans.
 
Location. 38° 0.059′ N, 85° 56.796′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. Ditto-Lansdale House / Civil War Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); K&I Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Lincoln's Flatboat Trip (within shouting distance of this marker); The Salt Warehouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pearman's Settlement (about 300 feet away); L&N Turnpike (about 400 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Shields (1769-1809) (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Embarcadero Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Embarcadero Marker
Ohio River in background.
19th Century Flatboat image. Click for full size.
3. 19th Century Flatboat
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 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 22 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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