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Inez in Martin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

County Named, 1870 / Henry L. Clay, D.D.

 
 
County Named, 1870 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. County Named, 1870 Marker
Inscription.  
County Named, 1870
For Col. John P. Martin, born Va. 1811, came to Kentucky in 1828. State House of Representatives, 1841-43; U.S. Congress, 1845-47. State Senator, 1857-61. Delegate from State at large to Democratic National Convention, 1856. Delegate to futile Ky. Peace Convention in Sept., 1861. Floyd County citizen for seventeen years. Died there in 1862 at age 51.

Henry L. Clay, D.D.
One of the distinguished natives of Martin County. Teacher in the schools here and in Williamson, W. Va. Ordained into the Methodist Ministry, serving 33 yrs. in W. Va. Dist. Supt. in Ashland, Charleston and Huntington. On committee that formed The Methodist Church, 1939, uniting the Northern, Southern and Protestant Methodists. Rev. Clay born Inez 1875, died Florida 1964.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 814.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 
Henry L. Clay, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Henry L. Clay, D.D. Marker
51.986′ N, 82° 32.332′ W. Marker is in Inez, Kentucky, in Martin County. Marker is on Main Street (Kentucky Route 40) west of Holy Street, on the right when traveling west. Located at the Martin County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 KY-40, Inez KY 41224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Ward / Educator Ward (here, next to this marker); William McCoy, Sr. / Lewis Dempsey (a few steps from this marker); Warfield / A Warfield Skirmish (approx. 6.8 miles away); Lewis' Expedition (approx. 7.7 miles away in West Virginia).
 
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County Named, 1870 / Henry L. Clay, D.D. Marker in middle of the three. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. County Named, 1870 / Henry L. Clay, D.D. Marker in middle of the three.
The view west on KY-40. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
4. The view west on KY-40.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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