Whitesburg in Letcher County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1981 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1700.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 25, 1749.
Location. 37° 7.206′ N, 82° 47.557′ W. Marker is in Whitesburg, Kentucky, in Letcher County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 119 and Jenkins Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 119. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitesburg KY 41858, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as Letcher County Honor Roll (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pilot -- Spy -- Hero / Francis Gary Powers (approx. 1.9 miles away); Scotia Mine Disaster (approx. 5.4 miles away); Pioneer Ancestor (approx. 8½ miles away); Jenkins (approx. 8.8 miles away); Pound Gap (approx. 9 miles away); Pound Gap Massacre (approx. 9.1 miles away); Brothers Once More (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitesburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.