Oldtown in Greenup County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs
— 1,000 Feet West —
This marker was erected under the terms of the will of the late Jennie Scott Osenton, great-granddaughter of Lucy Virgin Downs.
Erected 1963 by the Kentucky Historical
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1769.
Location. 38° 26.44′ N, 82° 53.89′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, Kentucky, in Greenup County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 1 and Laurel Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 1. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laurel Furnace / Iron Made In Kentucky (a few steps from this marker); Hopewell 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); Buffalo Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 2.8 miles away); Greenup County's Crowning Jewel (approx. 2.8 miles away); Greenbo Lake State Resort Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); E. K. Railway – Hunnewell (approx. 3.4 miles away); Greenup Association of Baptists (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
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