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

The Salt Warehouse

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. The Salt Warehouse Marker
Inscription.  From 1796 until about 1860, a Salt Warehouse stood on this lot. Salt was manufactured near here, thus Salt River received its name.
 
Location. 38° 0.033′ N, 85° 56.747′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and North 3rd 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. Pearman's Settlement (a few steps from this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Shields (1769-1809) (within shouting distance of this marker); K&I Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ditto-Lansdale House / Civil War Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Sears and Roebuck (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); James Young House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founding of West Point/ James Young (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Salt Warehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. The Salt Warehouse Marker
 

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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 68 times since then and 25 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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