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Fairdealing in Marshall County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Inundated Site

 
 
Inundated Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
1. Inundated Site Marker
Inscription. Birmingham, six miles north, was one of the oldest settlements in Marshall County and a major early boat landing. Settled 1849; named by British settlers for Birmingham, England. Town covered as Kentucky Lake formed; Kentucky Dam built, 1938-44. The Birmingham Cemetery was relocated at Briensburg. This TVA project acquired 35,133 acres in Marshall County.
 
Erected 1979 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1648.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.829′ N, 88° 14.425′ W. Marker is in Fairdealing, Kentucky, in Marshall County. Marker is on U.S. 68 north of Barge Island Road (State Route 962), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of the Fairdealing Church of Christ. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8081 US-68, Benton KY 42025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shelby McCallum (approx. 5.4 miles away); Civil War Action (approx. 6.1 miles away); County Named, 1842 (approx. 6.1 miles away); James R. Lemon (1848-1919)
Inundated Site Marker looking north on U.S. Highway 68. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
2. Inundated Site Marker looking north on U.S. Highway 68.
(approx. 6.1 miles away); Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Kentucky Writer (approx. 6.1 miles away); Marshall County Civil War Cannon (approx. 6.1 miles away); Cherokee State Park (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Birmingham, Kentucky. (Submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker is located in front of the Fairdealing Church of Christ. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
3. Marker is located in front of the Fairdealing Church of Christ.
 
 
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 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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