Hawesville in Hancock County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Captain William Davison / Steamboat Disaster
Erected 2002 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways; Presented by Hancock County Fiscal Court. (Marker Number 2097.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 37° 53.887′ N, 86° 45.314′ W. Marker is in Hawesville, Kentucky, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 60 and Jennings Street, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 60. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 US 60, Hawesville KY 42348, 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. County Named - 1829 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hawesville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hawesville Railroad Station (approx. half a mile away); Fabric of Cannelton (approx. one mile away in Indiana); Indiana Cotton Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away in Indiana); Gilbert Mortier Marquis de Layfayette (approx. 1.2 miles away in Indiana); Cannelton Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away in Indiana); Perry County Rocks (approx. 1.2 miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hawesville.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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