Near Hopewell in Greenup County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs
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 Sites • Women. 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); Pactolus Furnace / Iron Made in KentuckyGreenup County's Crowning Jewel (approx. 4.6 miles away); Buffalo Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 4.6 miles away); Greenbo Lake State Resort Park (approx. 4.6 miles away).
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 420 times since then and 133 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.