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Campton in Wolfe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wolfe County, 1860

 
 
Wolfe County, 1860 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. Wolfe County, 1860 Marker
Inscription. Formed from parts of Breathitt, Morgan, Owsley, Powell counties. It was the 110th created.

Named for Nathaniel Wolfe, 1810-65, a native of Virginia, reported to be first graduate of the University of Virginia. In Kentucky, he was Commonwealth's Attorney for Jefferson County for 13 years, 1839-52. Member of State legislature, 1853-55, 1859-63.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1256.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 44.101′ N, 83° 32.837′ W. Marker is in Campton, Kentucky, in Wolfe County. Marker is on Court Street. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Wolfe County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Campton KY 41301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swift's Silver Camp (a few steps from this marker); USA Gens. Morgan CSA (a few steps from this marker); Gateway to Appalachia (a few steps from this marker); County Named, 1870 (approx. 14.3 miles away); "Bloody Breathitt"
Wolfe County, 1860 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. Wolfe County, 1860 Marker
(approx. 15.4 miles away); Breathitt Volunteers (approx. 15.4 miles away); Willie Sandlin (approx. 15.4 miles away); Breathitt County (approx. 15.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Campton.
 
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Wolfe County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
3. Wolfe County Courthouse
Wolfe County Veterans Wall image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
4. Wolfe County Veterans Wall
Wolfe County Veterans Wall image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
5. Wolfe County Veterans Wall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 294 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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