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McKee in Jackson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1858

 
 
County Named, 1858 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. County Named, 1858 Marker
Inscription.  For Andrew Jackson, the 7th US President, 1829-37, first to be elected from west of Appalachians. First Representative in Congress from Tenn., 1796-97. In US Senate twice, 1797 and 1823. Victorious commander at New Orleans, 1815. County formed from small parts of Madison, Estill, Owsley, Clay, Laurel and Rockcastle, every adjoining county, except Lee.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1145.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 25.818′ N, 83° 59.905′ W. Marker is in McKee, Kentucky, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 421) and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. At the Jackson County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Main Street, Mc Kee KY 40447, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warrior's Path (approx. 4.2 miles away); Daniel Boone's Trail
County Named, 1858 Marker (far left) at Jackson County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. County Named, 1858 Marker (far left) at Jackson County Courthouse.
(approx. 14.2 miles away); Hazel Patch (approx. 15 miles away); Hoosier Knob (approx. 15.9 miles away); Battle of Camp Wildcat (approx. 15.9 miles away); The Battle of Wildcat (approx. 16 miles away); Camp Wildcat (approx. 16 miles away); Infantry Ridge (approx. 16 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Kentucky Historical Society on County Named, 1858 marker. (Submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Marker in front of Jackson County War Memorial. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. Marker in front of Jackson County War Memorial.
Andrew Jackson image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 26, 2015
4. Andrew Jackson
This 1845 portrait by Thomas Sully hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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