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Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

James T. Morehead, (1797-1854)

 
 
James T. Morehead, (1797-1854) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
1. James T. Morehead, (1797-1854) Marker
Inscription. Ky.'s first native son to become governor was born in Bullitt Co. but reared in Logan Co. He read law under John J. Crittenden; began practice in Bowling Green. Served in Ky. House of Rep., and elected lt. gov. At Gov. Breathitt's death, Morehead became chief executive, 1834-1836. A close Whig ally of Henry Clay, he was in U.S. Senate, 1841-1847. Buried in Frankfort.
 
Erected 1991 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1882.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.55′ N, 86° 26.55′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of East 10th Avenue and College Street, on the right when traveling east on East 10th Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 College Street, Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Long Hunters (here, next to this marker); Warren County's Chief USA Civil War Officers / Warren County Awards (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren County / Portage Railroad (within
Courthouse to right of marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
2. Courthouse to right of marker.
shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Occupations (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bowling Green The Confederate Capitol of Kentucky (about 500 feet away); The Nahm Building (about 600 feet away); College Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lillian H. South (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on James Morehead. (Submitted on May 17, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Marker in front of courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
3. Marker in front of courthouse.
James T. Morehead image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. James T. Morehead
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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