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Cadiz in Trigg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1820

 
 
County Named, 1820 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
1. County Named, 1820 Marker
Inscription.  For Col. Stephen Trigg, Virginian. Came to Ky. as member of Court of Land Commissioners, 1779. Settled Trigg's Station near Harrodsburg, 1780. In Va. Legislature was active in establishing town of Louisville, 1780. Justice of Peace, on first Lincoln Co. court, 1781. Trigg killed at Battle of Blue Licks, Aug. 19, 1782. Trigg County formed from Caldwell and Christian.
 
Erected 1968 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1159.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 19, 1782.
 
Location. 36° 51.724′ N, 87° 50.237′ W. Marker is in Cadiz, Kentucky, in Trigg County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Located at the Trigg County Justice Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Court Place, Cadiz KY 42211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trigg County War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Trigg County Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Courthouse Burned (a few steps from this marker); Site of Burnett Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Court of Trigg County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Trigg Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6.1 miles away); Empire Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6.1 miles away); Center Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadiz.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Stephen Trigg. (Submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
County Named, 1820 Marker on left side of building entrance. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
2. County Named, 1820 Marker on left side of building entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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