Milton in Trimble County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1099.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
Location. 38° 42.614′ N, 85° 22.785′ W. Marker is in Milton, Kentucky, in Trimble County. Marker is at the intersection of Peck Pike Road (Kentucky Route 625 at milepost 12) and Liberty Road (Kentucky Route 1256), on the left when traveling south on Peck Pike Road. It is near the water tower, at the electrical substation.Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton KY 40045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bill Cantrell Memorial Race Course (approx. 1.6 miles away in Indiana); Madison Historic District (approx. 1.6 miles away in Indiana); Eagle Cotton Mill / Gas, Coal & Tobacco (approx. 1.6 miles away in Indiana); Madison Regatta / Steamboats (approx. 1.6 miles away in Indiana); From Pork to Port (approx. 1.6 miles away in Indiana); Milton-Madison Bridge / Madison Breweries (approx. 1.6 miles away in Indiana); Flood of 1937 / Crystal Beach Pool (approx. 1.6 miles away in Indiana); Crystal Beach (approx. 1.7 miles away in Indiana).
Also see . . . History of American Women - Delia Webster. “Delia Webster was a teacher and abolitionist in Kentucky, where she was a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Tried and convicted for helping runaway slaves in their escape to freedom, she was the first woman imprisoned for assisting fugitive slaves. Webster was also an artist, writer, and an independent woman, unusual for her time.” (Submitted on July 3, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.