Shelbyville in Shelby County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Shelby County, 1792
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1238.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 12.665′ N, 85° 12.951′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 60) and 5th Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Located at the Shelby County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Main Street, Shelbyville KY 40065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At Squire Boone's Station, 1779 (a few steps from this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition / Death of Meriwether Lewis (a few steps from this marker); The Blockhouse / Martin's Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Founder Capt. William Shannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelby County WWI Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); The Armstrong Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Science Hill School (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley / Stanley-Casey House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Shelby County, Kentucky. (Submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.