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Hyden in Leslie County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Leslie County

 
 
Leslie County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
1. Leslie County Marker
Inscription. Created 1878, from Clay, Harlan, and Perry counties. Named for Preston H. Leslie, Governor of Kentucky, 1871-75. Montana Territorial Governor, 1887-89, U.S. District Attorney, 1894-98, appointed by President Cleveland. Died 1907, buried in Montana.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 213.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 9.75′ N, 83° 22.428′ W. Marker is in Hyden, Kentucky, in Leslie County. Marker is at the intersection of Dryhill Road (State Highway 257) and Main Street (State Highway 80), on the right when traveling south on Dryhill Road. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Leslie County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Hyden KY 41749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mothers and Babies (here, next to this marker); Finley Mine Disaster Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sgt. Willie Sandlin (a few steps from this marker); Redbud Capital of the World (a few steps
Mothers and Babies and Leslie County Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
2. Mothers and Babies and Leslie County Markers
View to north
from this marker); Leslie County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Mary Breckinridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hurricane Creek Miner Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hurricane Creek Mine Disaster (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyden.
 
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Mothers and Babies and Leslie County Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
3. Mothers and Babies and Leslie County Markers
View to south towards intersection of Dryhill Road and Main Street
Leslie County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 24, 2015
4. Leslie County Courthouse
Marker is along sidewalk on right (east) side of building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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