West Point in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1985. (Marker Number 1763.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, the Former U.S. Presidents: #15 James Buchanan, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
Location. 38° 0.048′ N, 85° 56.693′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and North 2nd Street, on the left 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. James Young House (a few steps from this marker); Founding of West Point/ James Young (a few steps from this marker); Sears and Roebuck (a few steps Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Shields (1769-1809) (within shouting distance of this marker); Pearman's Settlement (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Salt Warehouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ditto-Lansdale House / Civil War Hospital (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 301 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.