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Eddyville Town Plat

Collection Title: Eddyville Town Plat

 

Series Number: MS10-79

 

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on July 27, 2010.

 

Date Listed: July 27, 2010

 

Date Span: 1800

 

Size of Collection: 2.0 linear feet.

 

Number of Boxes: 1 oversized box.

 

Type of Material: Map.

 

Condition of Material: Poor with tears, stains, possible water and smoke damage and missing pieces of the document.

 

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.

 

Biographical / Historical Information: Eddyville, Kentucky was originally settled around 1798 and the following year became the county seat for Livingston County. It later became the county seat for Caldwell County in 1809 and Lyon County in 1854. The Eddyville post office opened in 1801. 

 

Scope and Content: Collection consists of a framed hand drawn plat of the town of Eddyville, Kentucky dated November 21, 1800.   

 

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Eddyville (Ky.) – History.

Eddyville (Ky.) – Maps.

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