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Hazard in Perry County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Perry County, 1821

 
 
Perry County, 1821 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, May 1, 2008
1. Perry County, 1821 Marker
Inscription. Formed from parts of Clay and Floyd counties. Both Hazard, the county seat, and the county named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, 1785-1819, the commander and hero in battle of Lake Erie, 1813, which he reported in famous message: "We have met the enemy and they are ours." Victory gave United States control of the Lake and advanced its claims to the great Northwest.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1249.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 14.929′ N, 83° 11.742′ W. Marker is in Hazard, Kentucky, in Perry County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located outside the Perry County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Hazard KY 41701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Founder of Hazard (within shouting distance of this marker); Mountain Missionary (approx. half a mile away); Uncle Ira (approx. 4.4 miles away); Cordia School (approx. 5.2 miles
Perry County, 1821 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, May 1, 2008
2. Perry County, 1821 Marker
away); Battle of Leatherwood (approx. 10.7 miles away); Mothers and Babies (approx. 11.5 miles away); Leslie County (approx. 11.5 miles away); Finley Mine Disaster Memorial (approx. 11.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hazard.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Perry County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, May 1, 2008
3. Perry County Courthouse
Marker Near Entrance of Perry County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 1, 2016
4. Marker Near Entrance of Perry County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts.   4. submitted on August 15, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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