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Pellville in Hancock County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pellville

 
 
Pellville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
1. Pellville Marker
Inscription.  Settlement of Pellville, originally called Bucksnort, began on the Hardinsburg-Owensboro Trail. The first post office established 1851 under name of Blackford, changed to Pellville 1868 in honor of Samuel P. Pell, state legislator (1855-1856) and Hancock County sheriff (1850-1864). Pellville incorporated February 25. 1870.
 
Erected 1996 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways; Presented by Hancock County Fiscal Court. (Marker Number 1993.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.119′ N, 86° 48.798′ W. Marker is in Pellville, Kentucky, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 144 and State Road 2181, on the right when traveling west on State Road 144. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12194 KY-2181, Philpot KY 42366, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leonard Knott Homestead / Knottsville, Kentucky
Pellville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
2. Pellville Marker
(approx. 4˝ miles away); Town of Patesville (approx. 5˝ miles away); First Court Proceedings (approx. 8.4 miles away); Captain John W. Cannon (approx. 10˝ miles away); Captain William Davison / Steamboat Disaster (approx. 10.6 miles away); Bethabara Baptist Church (approx. 10.7 miles away); Hawes Family Cemetery (approx. 10.8 miles away); County Named - 1829 (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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