Sturgis in Union County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1964 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 633.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 37° 32.713′ N, 87° 58.97′ W. Marker is in Sturgis, Kentucky, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of North Monroe Street (Kentucky Route 365) and 5th Street (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling north on North Monroe Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Monroe Street, Sturgis KY 42459, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers The Robert E. Lee Won with Sturgis Coal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U. S. Treasurer (approx. 1.9 miles away); Civil War Action (approx. 4˝ miles away); Nally Spa (approx. 9.1 miles away); Earle C. Clements (approx. 10.1 miles away); 1917 Coal Mine Explosion (approx. 10.1 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 10.2 miles away); Morgan Springs (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sturgis.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on John Bell. (Submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Bell Mines. (Submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 244 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.