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Bedford in Trimble County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Trimble County Jail

Delia Webster - Abolitionist

Delia Webster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia M LeBre, June 3, 2013
1. Delia Webster Marker
Inscription. Old stone jail erected ca. 1850 on site of original jail; second story added in 1899. For some 133 years, until 1983, this building was physical symbol of law and order in Trimble County. Its most noted prisoner, ardent abolitionist Delia Webster, was incarcerated here briefly during 1854. The jail is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 1988 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1822.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 35.603′ N, 85° 19.052′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Kentucky, in Trimble County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 421) south of Church Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford KY 40006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scott's Blockhouse (approx. 9.3 miles away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 9.6 miles away); World War I & World War I I Memorial - - Carroll County, Kentucky (approx. 9.6 miles away); Home of Gen. Butler (approx. 9.6 miles away); General William Orlando Butler (approx. 9.8 miles away); Col. Percival Pierce Butler (approx. 9.8 miles away); Madison Historic District (approx. 10.2 miles away in Indiana); Jefferson County (Indiana ) Civil War Memorial (approx. 10.4 miles away in Indiana).
Also see . . .
1. Delia Webster - Abolitionist. (Submitted on August 14, 2013.)
2. YouTube Video - Brief Biography. (Submitted on August 14, 2013.)
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRCivil Rights
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2013, by Cynthia M LeBre of (not supplied), (not supplied). This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 51 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 3, 2013, by Cynthia M LeBre of (not supplied), (not supplied). • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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