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Irvine in Estill County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Irvine

 
 
Irvine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Irvine Marker
Inscription.  Named, 1812, for Col. Wm. Irvine, member from Madison Co. of 1787 and 1788 conventions that sought separation from Va. and statehood for Ky.; member of Constitutional Convention, 1799. "He had strong hold on affection of people. Few have gone to grave more lamented."
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 199.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 37° 42.03′ N, 83° 58.509′ W. Marker is in Irvine, Kentucky, in Estill County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Kentucky Route 89) and Broadway Street (Kentucky Route 2461), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Located at the Estill County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Main Street, Irvine KY 40336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1808 (here, next to this marker); Battle of Irvine (within shouting distance of this marker); Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute
Irvine Marker, on right, at Estill County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Irvine Marker, on right, at Estill County Courthouse.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Estill Springs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lookout Mountain Hero (approx. 0.7 miles away); Station Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); Red River Iron Works / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6.4 miles away); Fitchburg Furnace (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irvine.
 
Irvine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frank Profitt, March 20, 2021
3. Irvine Marker
Estill County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frank Profitt, March 20, 2021
4. Estill County Courthouse
 
 
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 121 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   3, 4. submitted on March 21, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky.

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May. 20, 2022