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

Pioneer Settler

 
 
Pioneer Settler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
1. Pioneer Settler Marker
Inscription.  William Wood (1773-1851), native of Virginia, was a founder of Cumberland and a leader in Clinton Co. He represented Cumberland Co. (when Clinton was part of it) in the General Assembly for 23 years. One of the founders of Clear Fork Baptist Church, first in Clinton County. Wood served with distinction in the War of 1812; commissioned brevet major.
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1516.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 41.427′ N, 85° 8.125′ W. Marker is in Albany, Kentucky, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washingtgon Street and Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling north on North Washingtgon 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. County Named, 1835 (a few steps from this marker); Courthouse Burned
Pioneer Settler Marker at the side of the Clinton County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
2. Pioneer Settler Marker at the side of the Clinton County Courthouse.
(a few steps from this marker); Civil War Terrorist (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.
 
Also see . . .  Kentucky Historical Society on the Pioneer Settler. (Submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionNotable PersonsWar of 1812
 
The current Clear Fork Baptist Church and cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
3. The current Clear Fork Baptist Church and cemetery.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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