Cynthiana in Harrison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
County Named, 1793
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1171.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #23 Benjamin Harrison, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 38° 23.383′ N, 84° 17.833′ W. Marker is in Cynthiana, Kentucky, in Harrison County. Marker is on South Main Street (Courthouse Access Parking) north of Pike Street. The marker is located in front of the Harrison County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cynthiana KY 41031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Destroyers-USS Cassin (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Log Court House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Renowned Piscator (approx. ¼ mile away); 1st Battle of Cynthiana / 2nd Battle of Cynthiana (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cynthiana.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of both sides -and- a long shot of the marker. • Also a full view photo of the Courthouse. • Also add the nearby "Civil War in Cynthiana, Kentucky" interpretive marker to the database. • Can you help?