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Stanton in Powell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Courthouse Burned

 
 
Courthouse Burned-Side 1 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. Courthouse Burned-Side 1
Inscription. Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months; twelve by Confederates eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. See map reverse side. Courthouse and records at Stanton and other buildings were burned by guerrillas, spring of 1863. Buildings rebuilt, June 1, 1864, jail and records again burned.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 587.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 51.186′ N, 83° 51.582′ W. Marker is in Stanton, Kentucky, in Powell County. Marker is on Court Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanton KY 40380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woody Stephens and Forty Niner (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1852 (within shouting distance of this marker); Collecting Red River's History (approx. 3.4 miles away); Clay City Timber Industry / Early Iron Works (approx. 3.4 miles away); Battle-June 8, 1864
Courthouse Burned-Side 2 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. Courthouse Burned-Side 2
(approx. 14.1 miles away); Little Mountain Indian Mound (approx. 14.6 miles away); Civil War Robbery / Bank Sues (approx. 14.8 miles away); Montgomery County. 1797 (approx. 14.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stanton.
 
Regarding Courthouse Burned. The marker is on the grounds of the Powell County Courthouse
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during the Civil War.
 
Categories. GovernmentWar, US Civil
 
Courthouse Burned Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
3. Courthouse Burned Marker
 
 
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