London in Laurel County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Wilderness Road
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 55.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 37° 7.933′ N, 84° 5.264′ W. Marker is in London, Kentucky, in Laurel County. Marker is on N. Main Street (State Highway 80) south of E. 11th Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the Laurel County Schools Administration Office at the sidewalk entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 718 N 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 flies. Laurel Seminary (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilderness Road/Boone Trace (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of London (approx. 0.3 miles away); Poynter BuildingSue Bennett College (approx. half a mile away); Congressmen Buried in London / Congressmen Buried in A.R. Dyche Memorial Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pittsburg and Wilderness Road (approx. 2˝ miles away); "The people went and gathered it and ground it in mills." (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
Also see . . . Wilderness Road - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 16, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.