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Beattyville in Lee County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1870

 
 
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By David J Gaines, October 9, 2011
1. County Named, 1870 Marker
Inscription. For Gen. Robert E. Lee, 1807-70. “…he was fearless among men. As a soldier, he had no superior and few equal.” West Point graduate, 1829. Declined command U.S. Army and resigned, 1861. Named military adviser to CSA Pres. Davis, 1861. Commander Army northern Va., 1862. General-in Chief CS army, 1865. President, Washington College, now Washington and Lee Univ. 1865-70.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 792.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 34.409′ N, 83° 42.621′ W. Marker is in Beattyville, Kentucky, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the lawn of the Lee County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Beattyville KY 41311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Earle B. Combs (approx. 5.2 miles away); Boone’s Station (approx. 7 miles away); County Named, 1843 (approx. 7 miles
County Named, 1870 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, October 9, 2011
2. County Named, 1870 Marker
away); A Masterful Retreat (approx. 7 miles away); Civil War Actions (approx. 7 miles away); Wolfe County, 1860 (approx. 14.3 miles away); USA Gens. Morgan CSA (approx. 14.3 miles away); Swift's Silver Camp (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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