London in Laurel County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of London
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 560.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1836.
Location. 37° 7.72′ N, 84° 5.022′ W. Marker is in London, Kentucky, in Laurel County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. The marker is located on the grounds of the Laurel County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Main St, London KY 40741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Poynter Building (a few steps from this marker); Wilderness Road/Boone Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurel Seminary (approx. ¼ mile away); The Wilderness Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sue Bennett College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Congressmen Buried in London / Congressmen Buried in A.R. Dyche Memorial Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pittsburg and Wilderness Road (approx. 2.8 miles away); "The people went and gathered it and ground it in mills." (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
1. Original Location
The marker was originally located near the southeast corner of the courthouse grounds (the northwest corner of the intersection of Main Street and 4th Street). The original support post for the marker still remains at that location. The marker was moved to its present location sometime between late 2009 and early 2012.
— Submitted June 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.