Irvine in Estill County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
County Named, 1808
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1219.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Political Subdivisions • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 22, 1782.
Location. 37° 42.03′ N, 83° 58.505′ W. Marker is in Irvine, Kentucky, in Estill County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street (Kentucky Route 2461) and Main Street (Route 89), on the right when traveling east on Broadway 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 Irvine (here, next to this marker); Battle of Irvine (within shouting distance of this marker); Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute (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.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Battle of Little Mountain, aka Estill's Defeat. (Submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 3. submitted on March 21, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky.