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West Liberty in Morgan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1822

 
 
County Named, 1822 Marker photo wanted! image. Click for full size.
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1. County Named, 1822 Marker photo wanted!
Inscription.  For Daniel Morgan, 1736-1802. Born N.J. Moved to Va. Pontiac's War and Dunmore's expedition to Pa., 1774. Attack on Quebec, 1775. Colonel in command of Va. corps of 500 sharpshooters at Saratoga, Oct. 1777. A master of military art. As Brig. Gen. led victory at Cowpens, Jan. 1781. In command, suppression of Whiskey Rebellion, 1794. U.S. Congress, 1797-1799.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 815.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 37° 55.241′ N, 83° 15.599′ W. Marker was in West Liberty, Kentucky, in Morgan County. Marker could be reached from Main Street (U.S. 460) north of Court Street, on the right when traveling north. Was located on Morgan County
Looking north, towards Main Street and missing marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Looking north, towards Main Street and missing marker.
Courthouse lawn. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 518 Main Street, West Liberty KY 41472, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Founding of Morgan County / The Old Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Liberty~Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); CSA Gens. Morgan USA (approx. ¼ mile away); Skirmish Here / Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky. (approx. 11½ miles away); Swango Springs Spa (approx. 11.7 miles away); USA Gens. Morgan CSA (approx. 12 miles away); Hazel Green Academy (approx. 12 miles away); A Masterful Retreat / Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky. (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Liberty.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Daniel Morgan. (Submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View towards courthouse showing only marker pole left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. View towards courthouse showing only marker pole left.
Daniel Morgan (July 6, 1736 – July 6, 1802) image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Daniel Morgan (July 6, 1736 – July 6, 1802)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 81 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
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Feb. 25, 2021