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Near Hopewell in Greenup County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs

 
 
Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2018
1. Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs Marker
Inscription.  Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs, 2 miles ahead.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 574A.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 24.872′ N, 82° 54.022′ W. Marker is near Hopewell, Kentucky, in Greenup County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 1 north of Big Lost Creek Road (Kentucky Route 784), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenup KY 41144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopewell Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurel Furnace / Iron Made In Kentucky (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs (approx. 1.8 miles away); E. K. Railway – Hunnewell (approx. 3 miles away);
Other side is, appropriately, blank image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2018
2. Other side is, appropriately, blank
Pactolus Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 3.9 miles away); Buffalo Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 4.6 miles away); Greenbo Lake State Resort Park (approx. 4.6 miles away); Greenup Association of Baptists (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs Ahead Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2018
3. Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs Ahead Marker
The nearby Hopewell Furnace marker is in the distance at the center of the photograph.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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