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Somerset in Pulaski County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway

 
 
Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
1. Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription.  This section of KY 80 was named to honor the memory of a man whose vision foresaw the role it would play in someday - a link in a chain of great highways stretching across the breath of the Commonwealth from the hills of Appalachia to the lakes and mighty rivers in the west.
August, 1978 Julian M. Carroll, Governor.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Transportation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1978.
 
Location. 37° 5.811′ N, 84° 37.005′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Kentucky, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Cumberland Parkway (State Highway 80) and State Highway 1674, on the right when traveling east on Cumberland Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset KY 42501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's First Raid (approx. 0.7 miles away); Home of Governor Morrow (approx. ¾ mile away); Pulaski County 1799 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Town Spring (approx. 0.8 miles away);
Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
2. Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway Marker
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Dutton's Hill Battle (approx. 1.7 miles away); Battle of Dutton's Hill Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); Confederate Defense Line / The Forces Move In (approx. 6.9 miles away); A Hard March (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 948 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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