Near London in Laurel County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Swiss Colony Bernstadt
Erected 1992 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 843.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 9.415′ N, 84° 11.648′ W. Marker is near London, Kentucky, in Laurel County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hawk Creek Road and Swiss Colony Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London KY 40741, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swiss Colony (a few steps from this marker); Pittsburg and Wilderness Road (approx. 4˝ miles away); Camp Wildcat and the Wilderness Road (approx. 4.9 miles away); Camp Wildcat / Union Civil War Camp Camp Wildcat (approx. 5.3 miles away); Skaggs Trace (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Wilderness Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); Laurel Seminary (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
Also see . . .
1. Die Kolony Bernstadt. From the appalachianhistory.net website. (Submitted on September 5, 2015.)
2. Traces of Laurel: Coming of the Swiss. From the December 5, 2013 edition of The Sentinel Echo. (Submitted on September 5, 2015.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 5, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.