County Named, 1823
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N 37° 59.961 W 086° 10.171
16S E 572915 N 4206068
Quick Description: County Named, 1823 in Meade County Located in Brandenburg, on KY 448, W. of KY 710
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2014 3:22:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMKVWJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
County Named, 1823

For Capt. James Meade, recognized for bravery and daring at Battle of Tippecanoe, 1811. Made captain in 17th US Infantry, March, 1812. Killed at River Raisin, Jan. 22, 1813, and one of nine officers at that battle for whom Kentucky counties named. Meade was formed out of parts of Breckinridge and Hardin counties, Dec. 17, 1823, by Act of Kentucky Assembly.
Marker Name: County Named, 1823

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 845

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT of HIGHWAYS


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