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

County Named, 1796

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. County Named, 1796 Marker
Inscription.  For Alexander Scott Bullitt, a leader in the political formation of Kentucky. Member conventions, 1788, seeking statehood and, 1792, drafting first Ky. Constitution. President Ky. Senate, 1792-99, and second constitutional convention, 1799. Elected first Lieut. Gov. of Ky., 1800-04, then re-elected to Senate, one term. Born in Va., 1762, came Ky., 1783, died, 1816.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 890.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59.296′ N, 85° 42.982′ 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. Bullitt County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Adam Shepherd (within shouting distance
County Named, 1796 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. County Named, 1796 Marker
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 miles away); Salt River Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 4.3 miles away); Stockade at Belmont (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdsville.
 
Also see . . .  Alexander Scott Bullitt. (Submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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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 64 times since then and 25 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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