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Somerset in Pulaski County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Governor Morrow

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Home of Governor Morrow Marker
Inscription. Edwin P. Morrow (1877-1935), a native of Somerset, built this house soon after marrying in 1903; he began his Somerset law practice same year. Morrow served in Spanish-American War; appointed U.S. District Attorney for eastern Kentucky by Pres. Taft and elected governor in 1919. A popular orator, he was nephew of Governor Wm. O. Bradley. Buried in Frankfort Cem.
 
Erected 1981 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1684.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 5.749′ N, 84° 36.208′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Kentucky, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of East Oak Street and North Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East Oak Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset KY 42501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's First Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pulaski County 1799 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town Spring (approx. 0.4 miles away); Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway (approx.
Home of Governor Morrow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Home of Governor Morrow Marker
mile away); Dutton's Hill Battle (approx. 1.4 miles away); Harriette Simpson Arnow (approx. 7.2 miles away); First Boy Scout Troop (approx. 7.4 miles away); Confederate Defense Line (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Somerset.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Home of Governor Morrow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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