Wakefield in Spencer County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 505.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 58.335′ N, 85° 18.619′ W. Marker is in Wakefield, Kentucky, in Spencer County. Marker is on Bloomfield Road (Kentucky Route 55) 0.3 miles south of Greens Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bloomfield Road, Taylorsville KY 40071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ham Brown Log Cabin (approx. 3.3 miles away); Walnut Groves Farm (approx. 3.4 miles away); Romantic 1825 Tragedy (approx. 3.9 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 4½ miles away); Spencer House (approx. 4½ miles away); The Spy Who Saved the Union (approx. 4½ miles away); County Named, 1824 (approx. 4½ miles away); Taylorsville (approx. 4.9 miles away).
Also see . . . America’s Civil War: Guerrilla Leader William Clarke Quantrill’s Last Raid in Kentucky. (Submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 99 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.