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Morgantown in Butler County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1810

 
 
County Named, 1810 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. County Named, 1810 Marker
Inscription.  For Gen. Richard Butler, b. 1743, Ireland. Came to America, 1760. Officer during Revolutionary War. Indian agent, 1784; Supt. Indian Affairs for Northern Dist., 1785. With Geo. Rogers Clark negotiated Indian treaty, 1786. As Maj. Gen., second in command, was killed on St. Clair's expedition against Indians into Ohio country, 1791. Butler out of Logan, Ohio counties.
 
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 822.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1743.
 
Location. 37° 13.523′ N, 86° 41.01′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, Kentucky, in Butler County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and EGL Smith Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 North Main Street, Morgantown KY 42261, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major Andrew Graff Hamilton (a few steps from
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this marker); William S. Taylor (1853-1928) (within shouting distance of this marker); Bishop John Monroe Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Maurice Hudson Thatcher (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgantown / Daniel Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Granville Allen (approx. 1.4 miles away); Birthplace of Hines (approx. 3.8 miles away); 1912 (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
County Named, 1810 Marker at the Butler County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. County Named, 1810 Marker at the Butler County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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