Bedford in Trimble County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
County Named, 1836
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 765.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #06 John Quincy Adams, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 38° 35.584′ N, 85° 19.058′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Kentucky, in Trimble County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 42) and U.S. 421, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. It is at the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Main Street, Bedford KY 40006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Trimble County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford Springs and Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Petticoat Abolitionist (approx. 8.8 miles away); Scott's Blockhouse (approx. 9.4 miles away); Old Ky. River Toll Bridge (approx. 9.4 miles away); First Explored (approx. 9.4 miles away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 9.6 miles away); World War I & World War II Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.