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New Castle in Henry County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1798

 
 
County Named, 1798 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
1. County Named, 1798 Marker
Inscription.  County named, 1798, for Patrick Henry, 1736-99, patriot, orator. “Give me liberty or give me death.” Va. House of Burgesses, 1765, the Continental Congress, 1774-76; Gov. of Va., 1776-79 and 1784-86. Opposed Va. ratification of U.S. Constitution, 1788, without the Bill of Rights; later added. Declined appointments as U.S. Senator, Secretary of State, Chief Justice, Minister to France.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 805.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 26.015′ N, 85° 10.187′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Kentucky, in Henry County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 421) near East Cross Main Street (Kentucky Route 573), on the right when traveling north. It is at the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 N Main St, New Castle KY 40050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Marker at the Henry County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
2. Marker at the Henry County Courthouse
Courthouse under renovation.
Drennon Springs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Actions (approx. half a mile away); Eminence College Site / Rev. W.S. Giltner (approx. 5.3 miles away); Dutch Colony Here (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bedford Springs and Hotel (approx. 13.2 miles away); County Named, 1836 (approx. 13.6 miles away); Trimble County Jail (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPolitical Subdivisions
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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