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Morganfield in Union County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan Springs

 
 
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By Jerry Padgett, November 6, 2020
1. Morgan Springs Marker
Inscription.  

Under the municipal building lies the old Morgan Springs, named after General Daniel Morgan of Revolutionary War fame. Water from spring furnishes a portion of the supply used by fountain in front of building. The city of Morganfield was established in 1811 on part of a military grant that was given to Daniel Morgan; Morganfield named for him.
 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1547.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural ResourcesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 40.983′ N, 87° 54.95′ W. Marker is in Morganfield, Kentucky, in Union County. Marker is on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 E Main St, Morganfield KY 42437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln Spoke Here (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union County, 1811 (about 400 feet
Morgan Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jerry Padgett, November 6, 2020
2. Morgan Springs Marker
away); Forrest Reconnoitered (about 600 feet away); George Huston (about 700 feet away); Earle C. Clements (approx. 0.4 miles away); Baseball Great (approx. 2.2 miles away); Nally Spa (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Vincent's Academy (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2020, by Jerry Padgett of Morganfield, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2020, by Jerry Padgett of Morganfield, Kentucky. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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