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. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1813.
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 walking distance of this marker. Lawrence County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Old Floyd County / Lawrence County Revolutionary War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Louisa in Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Vancouver’s Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick M. Vinson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Bishop (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Gay (approx. half a mile away in West Virginia). 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 147 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.