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Hancock County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
County Named - 1829 Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, September 17, 2017
County Named - 1829 Marker (tall view)
Kentucky (Hancock County), Hawesville — 762 — County Named - 1829
For John Hancock, 1737-93. Patriot, statesman and soldier. President of Continental Congress, 1775-77, and bold first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Mayor-general of Mass. militia in Revolutionary War, member of the Mass. Constitutional . . . — Map (db m119794) HM
Kentucky (Hancock County), Hawesville — 1856 — Hawesville Railroad Station
(side 1) Rails of Louisville, St. Louis, and Texas Railroad laid here June 9, 1888. First passenger train ran between Owensboro and Stephensport Oct. 7, 1888. Service between Evansville and Louisville began in April 1889. Rail line . . . — Map (db m119799) HM

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