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

Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  200 feet east of here (across railroad tracks) is the James Young Family cemetery. The first known burial took place in the year 1800. Also buried here is a pioneer river man, known only to God.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, City of West Point series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 38° 0.009′ N, 85° 56.683′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of North 2nd Street and Mulberry Street, on the right when traveling north on North 2nd 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. Founding of West Point/ James Young (within shouting distance of this marker); Sears and Roebuck (within shouting distance of this marker); James Young House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Duffield (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Raid and West Point (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Camp Knox (within shouting distance of this marker); Young's Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Shields (1769-1809) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
James Young Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
3. James Young Family Cemetery
James Young Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
4. James Young Family Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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