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Cynthiana in Harrison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Destroyers-USS Cassin

 
 
Destroyers-USS Cassin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. Destroyers-USS Cassin Marker
Inscription.
DD43, 1913-1935
DD372, 1935-1947

This bell is dedicated to all those killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941.
USS Cassin, DD43, was torpedoed in WWI.
USS Cassin, DD372, was bombed and burned at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec 7, 1941.
Repaired, it returned to duty.
The Cassin was awarded six battle stars for South Pacific action.
Bell Courtesy Naval Historical Center.
 
Location. 38° 23.35′ N, 84° 17.867′ W. Marker is in Cynthiana, Kentucky, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Pike Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. The Bell is located in front of the County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Cynthiana KY 41031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Log Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1793 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Renowned Piscator (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st and 2nd Battle of Cynthiana (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Destroyers-USS Cassin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. Destroyers-USS Cassin Marker
Death Valley Scotty (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ruddle's Station (approx. 3.5 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cynthiana.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Destroyers-USS Cassin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
3. Destroyers-USS Cassin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Would appreciate a full view photo of the Courthouse. • Can you help?
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