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Hindman in Knott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1884

 
 
County Named, 1884 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 22, 2013
1. County Named, 1884 Marker
Inscription.  For J. Proctor Knott during term as Governor of Kentucky, 1883-87. Knott born Marion Co., Ky., 1830. Missouri Legislature, 1851-59. Att. Gen., 1859-60. Returned Ky., 1863. U.S. Congress six terms. Famous as humorous and satirical orator. In the 1891 Const. Conv. took lead in keeping capitol at Frankfort. First Law Dean, Centre College, 1891-1901. Died in 1911.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 791.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 37° 20.111′ N, 82° 58.9′ W. Marker is in Hindman, Kentucky, in Knott County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Kentucky Route 550) and May Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hindman KY 41822, 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. Carl Dewey Perkins (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Educator
County Named, 1884 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 22, 2013
2. County Named, 1884 Marker
Next to the Knott County Courthouse
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Josiah H. Combs, 1886-1960 / Folk Music Scholar (about 700 feet away); Hindman Settlement School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alice Lloyd College (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Caney Creek Community Center (approx. 5.9 miles away); Founder’s Shack (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hindman.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 16, 2022