Campton in Wolfe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Wolfe County, 1860
Named for Nathaniel Wolfe, 1810-65, a native of Virginia, reported to be first graduate of the University of Virginia. In Kentucky, he was Commonwealth's Attorney for Jefferson County for 13 years, 1839-52. Member of State legislature, 1853-55, 1859-63.
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1256.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 44.101′ N, 83° 32.837′ W. Marker is in Campton, Kentucky, in Wolfe County. Marker is on Court Street. The marker is on the grounds of the Wolfe County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Campton KY 41301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swift's Silver Camp (a few steps from this marker); USA Gens. Morgan CSA (a few steps from this marker); Gateway to Appalachia (a County Named, 1870 (approx. 14.3 miles away); "Bloody Breathitt" (approx. 15.4 miles away); Breathitt Volunteers (approx. 15.4 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 15.4 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 15.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campton.
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