Newport (Ky.)

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Newport (Ky.)

Description

The town was named for Christopher Newport, who commanded the first ship to reach Jamestown, Virginia. It is one of the county seats of Campbell County.

Has beginning

14 Dec 1795

Identifier

USGS GNIS ID: 499438
U.S. Census code: 55884

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Latitude

39.091449

Longitude

-84.4957757

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Title Alternate label Class
1836--Fifteen Slaves Escape Location Event
1795--Reward Ad for Will Location Event
1853--Ten Escape to Canada Location Event
1854--Six Slaves Escape to Ohio Location Event
1842--Seven Freedom Seekers Reach Canada Location Event
1810--Charles Escapes, Reward Offered Location Event
1814--Escape of Charles Location Event
Geographic coverage
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Seven Freedom Seekers Escaped From the Taylor Family Bibliographic Resource
Death Event
Title Alternate label Class
Taylor, James, Gen. Death Person