Louisa in Lawrence County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Pioneer Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1354.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce Natural Resources. In addition, it is included in the Appalachian Iron Furnaces, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
Location. 38° 5.565′ N, 82° 36.628′ W. Marker is in Louisa, Kentucky, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 2565 north of Kentucky Route 644, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisa KY 41230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Bishop (approx. 1.3 miles away); Frederick M. Vinson (approx. 1.6 miles away); County Named, 1821 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Vancouver’s Fort (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Gay Toll Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away in West Virginia); The Fort Gay Lock and Dam (approx. 1.9 miles away in West Virginia); Fort Gay (approx. 1.9 miles away in West Virginia); Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave (approx. 2.4 miles away in West Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisa.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 2. submitted on February 17, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.