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

Matthew Lyon

 
 
Matthew Lyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Matthew Lyon Marker
Inscription. Grave of Matthew Lyon (1750-1822). Soldier, politician, pioneer. Protested Sedition Acts. Moved to Eddyville 1801. Kentucky Representative 1802; Congressman 1803-1811. Died Spadra Buff, Ark. Reinterred, Eddyville Cemetery 1833.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 130.)
 
Location. 37° 2.783′ N, 88° 4.157′ W. Marker is in Eddyville, Kentucky, in Lyon County. Marker is on Overlook Drive 0.1 miles north of Lakeshore Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Riverview Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: Overlook Drive, 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. Crittenden Lyon (here, next to this marker); Mineral Mound (approx. 2.2 miles away); New Union Forge / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 2 miles away); Andrew Jackson Smith (approx. 3.2 miles away); Lyon County, 1854 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Kelly Kettle (approx. 3.8 miles away); Suwanee Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Andrew Jackson Smith (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eddyville.
 
Also see . . .
View of Matthew Lyon's Grave and DAR plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. View of Matthew Lyon's Grave and DAR plaque.
 Wikipedia article on Matthew Lyon. (Submitted on September 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Matthew Lyon Marker at Riverview Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. Matthew Lyon Marker at Riverview Cemetery
Matthew Lyon Marker and grave at Riverview Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
4. Matthew Lyon Marker and grave at Riverview Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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