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Shepherdsville in Bullitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Adam Shepherd

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Adam Shepherd Marker
Inscription.  An explorer and surveyor, he was born in Pennsylvania on March 21, 1757. He came to Kentucky ca. 1781 to survey land for his father. Named a justice of the peace in 1793, he founded Shepherdsville on 50 acres on the north side of the Salt River that same year. Shepherd was a member of Ky. legislature, 1799, 1800, 1802. He died in 1819.

Sponsored by Bullitt County Genealogical Society.
 
Erected 2016 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2494.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59.275′ N, 85° 42.988′ W. Marker is in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, in Bullitt County. Marker is on South Buckman Street (Kentucky Route 61), on the right when traveling north. Marker located in front of Bullitt County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shepherdsville KY 40165, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1796 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bullitt County Veterans Memorial

Adam Shepherd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Adam Shepherd Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Alma Wallace Lesch (approx. 0.2 miles away); L & N Bridge - Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morgan - On To Ohio (approx. 0.3 miles away); Action at Bardstown Junction (approx. 3.4 miles away); Salt River Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 4.2 miles away); Stockade at Belmont (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdsville.
 
Also see . . .  Peter and Adam Shepherd Kentucky Surveys. (Submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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