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Dixon in Webster County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1860

 
 
County Named, 1860 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. County Named, 1860 Marker
Inscription.  For Daniel Webster, 1782-1852, "Defender of the Constitution." Born in New Hampshire. Eight years United States House of Representatives, nineteen years U.S. Senate. A skilled legislator, persuasive debater, eloquent orator and constitutional lawyer. Five years Secretary of State, Presidents Harrison, Tyler and Fillmore. Buried at Marshfield, Mass.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 783.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 31.053′ N, 87° 41.452′ W. Marker is in Dixon, Kentucky, in Webster County. Marker is on Main Street (Alternate U.S. 41) north of Riddle Road, on the right when traveling north. Located on the grounds of the Webster County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Main Street, Dixon KY 42409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Webster County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Kentucky Authors (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frontier Justice (approx. 4.4 miles away); Encounter at Burnt Mill (approx. 5.2 miles away); 1917 Coal Mine Explosion (approx. 7.7 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 7.8 miles away); Richards Home Site (approx. 10.1 miles away); Jackson Stage Stop (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
 
County Named, 1860 Marker & Webster County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. County Named, 1860 Marker & Webster County Courthouse.
Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) image. Click for full size.
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3. Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852)
The view north from the marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
4. The view north from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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