Louisa in Lawrence County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
County Named, 1821
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 886.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 6.934′ N, 82° 36.155′ W. Marker is in Louisa, Kentucky, in Lawrence County. Marker is on South Main Cross Street north of East Madison Street, on the right when traveling north. Located at the Lawrence County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 South Main Cross Street, Louisa KY 41230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vancouver’s Fort (within shouting distance Frederick M. Vinson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Bishop (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Gay (approx. half a mile away in West Virginia); Fort Gay Toll Bridge (approx. half a mile away in West Virginia); The Fort Gay Lock and Dam (approx. half a mile away in West Virginia); Revolutionary War Soldier's Grave (approx. 1.1 miles away in West Virginia); Pioneer Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisa.
Also see . . .
1. Kentucky Historical Society on Lawrence County. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Captain James Lawrence. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.