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Lebanon in Marion County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Knott of Lebanon

 
 
Knott of Lebanon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Knott of Lebanon Marker
Inscription.  J. Proctor Knott, 1830-1911. Born this county. Missouri Legislature, 1851-1859; Att. Gen., 1859-60. Came back here, 1863. U.S. Congress six terms, became famous as statesman, satirist. Governor of Kentucky, 1883-87. In 1891 Constitutional Convention, led keeping capitol at Frankfort. First Dean Centre College Law School, 1894-1901. Knott County named for him.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 728.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 37° 34.167′ N, 85° 15.167′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 W Main Street, Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of our Fallen Comrades (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Kobert Place (about 500 feet away);
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Home of Dr. Ben Spalding on July 5, 1863 (about 500 feet away); Marion County Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); The Maxwell House was Set on Fire by Morgan's Troops July 5th, 1863 (about 700 feet away); Eminent Theologian (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Also see . . .  History of Kentucky Governors. (Submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Knott of Lebanon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Knott of Lebanon Marker
J. Proctor Knott image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
3. J. Proctor Knott
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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