Oldtown in Greenup County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs
— 1,000 Feet West —
This marker was erected under the terms of the will of the late Jennie Scott Osenton, great-granddaughter of Lucy Virgin Downs.
Erected 1963 by the Kentucky Historical
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 26.44′ N, 82° 53.89′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, Kentucky, in Greenup County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 1 and Laurel Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 1. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenup KY 41144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laurel Furnace / Iron Made In Kentucky (a few steps from this marker); Hopewell Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Grave of Lucy Virgin Downs (approx. 1.8 miles away); Buffalo Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 2.8 miles away); Greenbo Lake State Resort Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); E. K. Railway – Hunnewell (approx. 3.4 miles away); Greenup Association of Baptists (approx. 3½ miles away); E. K. Railway (approx. 5.1 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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