West Irvine in Estill County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Lookout Mountain Hero
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 639.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 25, 1863.
Location. 37° 41.847′ N, 83° 59.24′ W. Marker is in West Irvine, Kentucky, in Estill County. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Road (Kentucky Route 52) and Shady Lane (Kentucky Route 2473), on the right when traveling north on Richmond Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 910 Richmond Road, Irvine KY 40336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Station Camp (here, next to this marker); Battle of Irvine (approx. 0.7 miles away); Irvine (approx. 0.7 miles away); County Named, 1808 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute (approx. ¾ mile away); Estill Springs (approx. 1.1 miles away); Red River Iron Works / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 7.1 miles away); Fitchburg Furnace (approx. 7.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 2. submitted on March 21, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. 3. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on March 21, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky.
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