TOWN OF PATESVILLE / HANCOCK COUNTY KENTUCKY
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N 37° 46.902 W 086° 43.141
16S E 524742 N 4181631
Quick Description: Town of Patesville Located on Jct. KY 144 & 1700 in Patesville in Hancock County
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2010 8:08:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM9XMN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Crossroads was site of 19th-century town of Patesville. It was named for William Pate, who bought land and operated an inn about two miles east of here. A post office established, 1813. During Civil War, area was site of a gun battle pitting CSA guerrillas Sue Mundy, Bill Davison and Henry Magruder against John Clark's USA troops. Presented by Hancock County Fiscal Court.

(Reverse) Town of Patesville - During its heyday in 1895, Patesville was a town of 250 people with a sawmill, three general stores, millinery, drugstore, blacksmith shop, undertaker's parlor, and hotel. Presented by Hancock County Fiscal Court.
Marker Name: Town of Patesville

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 2039

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Presented by Hancock County Fiscal Court
Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Department of Highways


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