Pittsburg in Laurel County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Pittsburg and Wilderness Road
Erected 1985 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1757.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 37° 9.782′ N, 84° 6.734′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kentucky, in Laurel County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Crab Orchard Road and Kentucky Highway 3434, on the right when traveling west on Old Crab Orchard Road. Marker is at northwest corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburg KY 40755, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured The Wilderness Road (approx. 2½ miles away); Laurel Seminary (approx. 2.6 miles away); Wilderness Road/Boone Trace (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle of London (approx. 2.8 miles away); Poynter Building (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sue Bennett College (approx. 2.9 miles away); Congressmen Buried in London / Congressmen Buried in A.R. Dyche Memorial Park (approx. 3.7 miles away); Swiss Colony (approx. 4½ miles away).
Also see . . . Wilderness Road - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 5, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 5, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.