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Kentucky Historical MarkersIllinois Soldiers at Perryville, Perryville, Kentucky

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The Fifty-ninth Illinois Volunteers history at Perryville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/10/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersJohnston's Inn - Paris, KY

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Robert Johnston, a Revolutionary War captain, was born in Virginia in 1749.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersGrave of Hancock Taylor - Richmond, KY

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On Taylor's fork of Silver Creek, .7 mi. east, is burial place of Hancock Taylor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersOld Providence Church - Winchester, KY

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Daniel Boone attended, Squire, Jr., Samuel, and Mary Boone baptized here. Church name changed, 1790, from Howard's Creek to Providence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersRare 1860 Tombstones - Winchester KY

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In the burial ground, one-fourth mile east, are two rare Carrara marble tombstones carved in Italy by Joel Tanner Hart, the world renowned sculptor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersEast Broadway Cemetery - Winchester, KY

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In 1833 town trustees bought about an acre for $45 for public burial ground. First cholera epidemic in U.S. reached here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersSculptor's Birthplace - Winchester KY

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Birthplace of Joel Tanner Hart, 1810, sculptor and poet. Began as stone-cutter, 1830. Went to Florence, Italy, 1840.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersHomer C. Ledford - Winchester KY

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Side 1-Homer Ledford (1927-2006) was a master craftsman, musician, and teacher. Side 2-Ledford crafted thousands of musical instruments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersGovernor James Clark - Winchester, KY

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Home and monument of James Clark 1779-1839. Governor of Kentucky, 1836-1839.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersHanson Home Site - Winchester KY

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Here lived five Hanson brothers, Civil War soldiers, USA and CSA. For USA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/31/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersRoy Stuart Cluke - Winchester KY

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Site of home and farm from which Cluke enlisted in the Confederate army. Commissioned Colonel of 8th Regt. Ky. Cavalry CSA, Sept. 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/30/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersColbyville Tavern - Winchester KY

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Built in 1820s by Colby Taylor as a place of rest and entertainment on stage road from Winchester to Lexington.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/30/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersHome of Governor Morrow - Somerset, KY

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Edwin P. Morrow (1877-1935), a native of Somerset, built this house soon after marrying in 1903.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/30/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersPulaski County 1799/Town Spring - Somerset KY

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Side 1 Kentucky's 27th formed, its territory taken from Lincoln and Green Counties, was named for Count Casimir Pulaski. Side 2 Near the site of this spring Somerset was established as the county seat in 1801 on forty acres given by William Dodson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/30/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersOttenheim - Stanford KY

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A German-Swiss settlement, 4 miles southeast, started by immigrants, early 1880s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/30/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersMorgan's First Raid/ Confederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky - Somerset, KY

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CSA General John H. Morgan's first Kentucky raid covered 1000 miles, July 4 to July 28, 1862—24 days.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersDutton's Hill Battle - Somerset KY

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March 30, 1863, USA force of 1,250 under General Q. A. Gillmore overtook 1,550 Confederate cavalry under Gen. John Pegram, here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersCivil War Field Hospital - Richmond, KY

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Built in 1852, this building was adjacent to location of the Battle of Richmond, Aug. 29-30, 1862, and became field hospital for Gen. Wm. Nelson's 1st and 2nd brigades, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersFort Estill - Richmond, KY

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Established about four miles Southeast of Richmond and east of this place in 1779-1780, by Col. Samuel and Captain James Estill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersBattle of Richmond, KY - Richmond, KY

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(Front): Confederates: 12,000 Infantry, 4,000 Cavalry Federals: 7,000 Infantry

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersDaniel Boone's Trace - Richmond, KY

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Two miles east is location of the trail blazed in 1775 by Daniel Boone, who was then agent for the Transylvania Co.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersGov. James B. McCleary - Richmond, KY

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This was home of James McCreary, twice gov. of Ky., 1875-79 and 1911-15.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersChristopher (Kit) Carson - Richmond KY

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Famous hunter, soldier and scout born near here. Carson (1809-1868) grew up in Mo.; began scouting career in Taos, N.M., at age 17.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical Markers"Lion of White Hall" - Richmond, KY

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West of here is White Hall, home of Cassius M. Clay (1810-1903). For a half century, Clay was a "firebrand" in American life.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersBradley Kincaid (1895-1989) - Paint Lick, KY

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"The Kentucky Mountain Boy," born at Point Leavell, Garrard County, was radio's pioneer singer of folk songs and ballads in the 1920s-40s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: never

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