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

Pioneer Ward / Educator Ward

 
 
Pioneer Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Pioneer Ward Marker
Inscription.  
Pioneer Ward
James Ward born in Virginia, 1758. He settled on Rockcastle Creek, three miles south of here, where he lived 50 years and died, 1848. Private, Virginia regiments, War of the Revolution, 1775-76, 1778. Came to Kentucky, 1779. With the Clark expedition against Indians, Chillicothe and Piqua, Ohio, 1780. In battles of Bryan Station, and Blue Licks, 1782. See other side.

Educator Ward
William B. Ward, 1877-1952. Buried Saltwell Cemetery. Known as educator, author and leader in the field of education, 50 years. Principal in schools of eastern and northern Kentucky; head of the Old Sandy Valley Seminary at Paintsville. Author Outline of U.S. History; publisher The Mountain Journal and The New Day. Descended from Pioneer Ward. See other side.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 729.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location.
Educator Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Educator Ward Marker
37° 51.987′ N, 82° 32.336′ W. Marker is in Inez, Kentucky, in Martin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Kentucky Route 40) and Holy Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. 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. County Named, 1870 / Henry L. Clay, D.D. (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).
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
View of marker looking east on KY-40. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. View of marker looking east on KY-40.
Last marker in distance at the Martin County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
4. Last marker in distance at the Martin County Courthouse.
 

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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 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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