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Irvine in Estill County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Irvine

 
 
Irvine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Irvine Marker
Inscription.  Named, 1812, for Col. Wm. Irvine, member from Madison Co. of 1787 and 1788 conventions that sought separation from Va. and statehood for Ky.; member of Constitutional Convention, 1799. "He had strong hold on affection of people. Few have gone to grave more lamented."
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 199.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 42.03′ N, 83° 58.509′ W. Marker is in Irvine, Kentucky, in Estill County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Kentucky Route 89) and Broadway Street (Kentucky Route 2461), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Located at the Estill County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Main Street, Irvine KY 40336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1808 (here, next to this marker); Battle of Irvine (within shouting distance of this marker); Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute
Irvine Marker, on right, at Estill County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Irvine Marker, on right, at Estill County Courthouse.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Estill Springs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lookout Mountain Hero (approx. 0.7 miles away); Station Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fitchburg Furnace (approx. 7.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fitchburg Furnace (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irvine.
 
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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 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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