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Alexandria in Campbell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kentucky's Nineteenth

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
1. Kentucky's Nineteenth Marker
Inscription.  Campbell County formed, 1794, of parts of Mason, Scott and Harrison Counties, Ky. by legislative act. Named for Col. John Campbell, a Revolutionary War officer, and a Ky. pioneer and statesman. Boone, Kenton, parts of Pendleton and Bracken Counties later taken from Campbell County. In 1796 county seat was established at Newport and in 1840 moved to Alexandria.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 889.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
 
Location. 38° 57.592′ N, 84° 23.212′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Kentucky, in Campbell County. Marker is on East Main Street (Kentucky Route 10), on the right when traveling east. Marker is in front of the Campbell County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8352 East Main Street, Alexandria KY 41001, 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. Mary Ingles (approx. 5.3 miles away); New Richmond (approx. 5.6 miles away
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
2. Kentucky's Nineteenth Marker
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in Ohio); Underground Railroad Site (approx. 5.6 miles away in Ohio); Founding of New Richmond (approx. 5.6 miles away in Ohio); New Richmond WW I Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away in Ohio); a different marker also named Underground Railroad Site (approx. 5.7 miles away in Ohio); The United States Merchant Marine (approx. 5.7 miles away in Ohio); New Richmond VFW Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away in Ohio).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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