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Near Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Madison's Land

 
 
Madison's Land Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
1. Madison's Land Marker
Inscription.  James Madison, 4th U.S. president, and wife, Dolly, owned 2,000 acres along Panther Creek, now Daviess County. Land held by them until sold in smaller acreages, 1832-34. Madison was member of Continental Congress, 1780-83, 86-88 and of Federal Constitutional Convention, 1787. Member of first Congresses, 1789-97. Sec. of State, 1801-09. President of United States, 1809-17.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1242.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 37° 45.454′ N, 87° 13.957′ W. Marker is near Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 56 and Hayden Bridge Road (State Highway 279), on the right when traveling west on State Highway 56. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Owensboro KY 42301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Governor for Tennessee (approx. 3.9 miles away);
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Russell S. Shifley (approx. 4.6 miles away); First Coal by Rail (approx. 5.2 miles away); Peter B. English (approx. 5.9 miles away); Kendall-Perkins Park (approx. 6 miles away); Two Early Civil Rights Cases in Owensboro (approx. 6 miles away); The African American Community in Owensboro (approx. 6 miles away); Born With a Purpose (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
 
Madison's Land Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
2. Madison's Land Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 201 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Dec. 9, 2023