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Near Mexico in Crittenden County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Centerville

 
 
Centerville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Centerville Marker
Inscription.  County seat, 1804, of the original Livingston County. A Presbyterian Church was started, 1797, by the Rev. Terah Templin. County seat moved to Salem, 1809. U.S. Army used earlier buildings as supply depot on the "Trail of Tears," Cherokee relocation, 1834 to '38. By Civil War days little remained of the town. Landmarks today are only the foundations and earth depressions.
 
Erected 1967 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1097.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
 
Location. 37° 13.672′ N, 88° 4.558′ W. Marker is near Mexico, Kentucky, in Crittenden County. Marker is on U.S. 641, 0.1 miles south of Hastings Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6751 US-641, Fredonia KY 42411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker
Centerville Marker looking south on U.S. 641 (KY-91/KY-70). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Centerville Marker looking south on U.S. 641 (KY-91/KY-70).
The Crittenden/Caldwell County line is at the Livingston Creek in distance.
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, measured as the crow flies. Fredonia (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church / Pioneer Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Crittenden Furnace (approx. 5.7 miles away); Senator W. J. Deboe / Senators from Marion (approx. 7.1 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 7.2 miles away); Crittenden County Courthouse, Marion (approx. 7.2 miles away); County Named, 1842 (approx. 7.3 miles away); Family of Judges (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
The view north on U.S. Highway 641 towards Crayne, Kentucky. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. The view north on U.S. Highway 641 towards Crayne, Kentucky.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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