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Cadiz in Trigg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1820

 
 
County Named, 1820 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
1. County Named, 1820 Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  For Col. Stephen Trigg, Virginian. Came to Ky. as member of Court of Land Commissioners, 1779. Settled Trigg's Station near Harrodsburg, 1780. In Va. Legislature was active in establishing town of Louisville, 1780. Justice of Peace, on first Lincoln Co. court, 1781. Trigg killed at Battle of Blue Licks, Aug. 19, 1782. Trigg County formed from Caldwell and Christian.
 
Erected 1968 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1159.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 51.724′ N, 87° 50.237′ W. Marker is in Cadiz, Kentucky, in Trigg County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Located at the Trigg County Justice Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Court Place, Cadiz KY 42211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Courthouse Burned
County Named, 1820 Marker on left side of building entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
2. County Named, 1820 Marker on left side of building entrance.
(a few steps from this marker); Site of Burnett Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Court of Trigg County (approx. 3.4 miles away); St. Joseph's Parish (approx. 11.6 miles away); Golden Pond (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Stephen Trigg. (Submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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