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Albany in Clinton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1835

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
1. County Named, 1835 Marker
Inscription.  For DeWitt Clinton, 1769-1828. In New York Senate, nine years; U.S. Senate, 1802-03, where he introduced XII Amendment, present method of electing U.S. president, vice president. Mayor, New York, nine years; leader, tax supported school movement. Lieut. Gov., 1811-13; Gov., 1817-21, 25-28. Sponsor of Erie Canal, 1816-25. County from Cumberland and Wayne.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 811.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 41.439′ N, 85° 8.121′ W. Marker is in Albany, Kentucky, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street and Cumberland Street, on the left when traveling north on North Washington Street. Located at the Clinton County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Cross Street, Albany KY 42602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Terrorist (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Settler
County Named, 1835 Marker at the Clinton County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
2. County Named, 1835 Marker at the Clinton County Courthouse.
(a few steps from this marker); Courthouse Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); Clear Fork Baptist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cordell Hull (approx. 8.6 miles away in Tennessee); Affair at Travisville (approx. 10.6 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Affair at Travisville (approx. 10.8 miles away in Tennessee); Fentress County / Pickett County (approx. 10.9 miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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