Beattyville in Lee County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Kentucky River Forms Here
Erected 1987 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1805.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 37° 34.327′ N, 83° 42.635′ W. Marker is in Beattyville, Kentucky, in Lee County. Marker is on River Drive just south of Center Street (Kentucky Highway 1144), on the right when traveling north. Located on River Dr near the parking lot of Beattyville Dental Clinic. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 Center St, Paducah KY 42001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 milesCounty Named, 1870 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lee County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee County Veterans Wall (approx. ¼ mile away); A Masterful Retreat (approx. ¼ mile away); Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment (approx. 3.4 miles away); Birthplace of Earle B. Combs (approx. 5.1 miles away); Boone’s Station (approx. 6.9 miles away); Owsley County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beattyville.
Additional keywords. Timber Coal Kentucky River Rivers Steamboats
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2020, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 7, 2020, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. 2. submitted on November 8, 2020, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.