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Manchester in Clay County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1806

 
 
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By David J Gaines, October 8, 2011
1. County Named, 1806 Marker
Inscription. For Gen. Green Clay, 1757-1826. Born in Va. Came to Ky., 1777. Va. Legislature, 1788-89, and Va. Convention that ratified Federal Constitution. From 1793 t0 1808 in Ky. House, Senate, Const. Conv. May, 1813,Gen Clay with 3000 Kentuckians, at Ft. Meigs, held back British and Indians. Cousin of Henry Clay. County formed from parts of Madison, Floyd, and Knox.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 836.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 9.241′ N, 83° 45.738′ W. Marker is in Manchester, Kentucky, in Clay County. Marker is on County Route 11, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the lawn of the Clay County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Manchester KY 40962, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gov. Bert T. Combs (1959-1963)/Bert T. Combs (1911 – 1991) (within shouting distance of this marker); Salt Works was located along the old Warrior's Path (approx. half a mile away); This Site is Birth Place of Local History
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By David J Gaines, October 8, 2011
2. County Named, 1806 Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Goose Creek Salt Works (approx. 2.2 miles away); A Masterful Retreat (approx. 2.3 miles away); Chief Red Bird (approx. 10 miles away); John Gilbert, Sr. Memorial Highway (approx. 10 miles away); Oneida Baptist Institute (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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