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Carrollton in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Carrollton

 
 
Carrollton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
1. Carrollton Marker
Inscription.  First settled 1792, incorporated as Port William 1794. Carroll County formed and name of town changed to Carrollton by the Kentucky Legislature, 1838, both honoring "Charles Carroll of Carrollton" of Maryland, bold signer of the Declaration of Independence.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 216.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 38° 41.102′ N, 85° 9.579′ W. Marker is in Carrollton, Kentucky, in Carroll County. Marker is on U.S. 42 east of Ware Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carrollton KY 41008, 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. The Masterson House (approx. half a mile away); Col. Percival Pierce Butler (approx. one mile away); General William Orlando Butler
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(approx. one mile away); Benjamin Craig (approx. 1.1 miles away); Home of Gen. Butler (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War I & World War II Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Explored (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carrollton.
 
Obverse View - - Carrollton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
2. Obverse View - - Carrollton Marker
Long View - - Carrollton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
3. Long View - - Carrollton Marker
Long Obverse View - - Carrollton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
4. Long Obverse View - - Carrollton Marker
Wide View - - Carrollton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
5. Wide View - - Carrollton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,195 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 10, 2023