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Eddyville in Lyon County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lyon County, 1854

 
 
Lyon County, 1854 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Lyon County, 1854 Marker
Inscription. The 102nd Kentucky county. Formed from a part of Caldwell, it was named for Col. Chittenden Lyon. Born in Vermont, 1787. Came here with father, Col. Matthew Lyon, in 1801. Had large mercantile and farming interests. Member state legislature, 1813-14, 1822-25; US Congress, 1827-35.
Eddyville first settled, 1799, and became county seat in 1854.
 
Erected 1969 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1245.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 5.46′ N, 88° 5.14′ W. Marker is in Eddyville, Kentucky, in Lyon County. Marker can be reached from West Dale Avenue south of East Commerce Street. Touch for map. Located at the NNE corner of the Lyon County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 West Dale Avenue, Eddyville KY 42038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrew Jackson Smith (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mineral Mound (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Union Forge / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 2.7 miles away); Matthew Lyon
Lyon County, 1854 Marker at Lyon County Judicial Center. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Lyon County, 1854 Marker at Lyon County Judicial Center.
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Crittenden Lyon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Kelly Kettle (approx. 3.3 miles away); Suwanee Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 5.3 miles away); Fredonia (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eddyville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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