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Perryville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Perryville

 
 
Perryville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
1. Perryville Marker
Inscription. Established as Harberson's Fort before 1783 by James Harberson, Thomas Walker, Daniel Ewing and others at the crossroads of Danville-Louisville and Harrodsburg-Nashville routes. Town laid out by Edward Bullock and William Hall, 1815, named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, victorious at Battle of Lake Erie in 1813. Incorporated by act of Ky. Legislature, January 17, 1817.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1284.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 39.034′ N, 84° 57.068′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is at the intersection of East Second Street (U.S. 150) and Smith Street, on the right when traveling west on East Second Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville KY 40468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Merchants' Row / Street Fighting (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of Perryville (about 500 feet away); Bragg's Invasion of Kentucky (about 500 feet away); The City of Perryville
US Rt 150 & US Rt 68 image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
2. US Rt 150 & US Rt 68
(about 500 feet away); “If You Meet the Enemy, Overpower Him” (about 500 feet away); Perryville in the Crucible of War (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Perryville (about 600 feet away); Karrick-Parks House / Harberson's Station (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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