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Morehead in Rowan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rowan County War Memorial

 
 
Rowan County War (Tolliver Martin Feud) 1884-1887 Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
1. Rowan County War (Tolliver Martin Feud) 1884-1887 Marker
Inscription.  In memory of those who died during the Rowan County War (Tolliver-Martin Feud) 1884-1887

Solomon Bradley 1884 • Stewart Bumgardner 1885 • Stewart Caudill 1885 • Hiram Cooper 1887 • John C. Day 1886 • John G. Hughes 1884 • H.M. (Mason) Keeton 1887 • John B. Logan 1887 • William H. Logar 1887 • William O. Logan 1886 • John Marlow 1885 • John P. Martid 1884 • Whit Pelfresy 1886 • Ben Rayburnn 188F • Craig Tolliver 1887 • Floyd Tolliver 1884 • Jacob E (Jay) Tolliver Jr 1887 • John R. (Budd) Tolliver 1887 • Wylie V. Tolliver 1887 • John O. Whtcher 1887

Known as the bloodiest of the eastern Kentucky feuds, the Rowan County War of 1884-1887 claimed at least 20 lives and resulted in the wounding of at least 16 others.

Reference: The Atlanta Constitution. December 28, 1887
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Notable Events.
 
Location. 38° 10.937′ N, 83° 25.977′ W. Marker is in Morehead, Kentucky, in Rowan County. Marker is at the intersection of East First Street and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north on

Rowan County War (Tolliver Martin Feud) 1884-1887 Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
2. Rowan County War (Tolliver Martin Feud) 1884-1887 Marker
East First Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 E First St, Morehead KY 40351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Victims of the 1939 Flood (within shouting distance of this marker); Morehead Chesapeak And Ohio Railway Freight Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moonlight Schools (about 400 feet away); Spirit of the American Doughboy (about 600 feet away); Allie Young Law Office (about 700 feet away); Freedom Park (about 700 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morehead.
 
Rowan County War (Tolliver Martin Feud) 1884-1887 Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
3. Rowan County War (Tolliver Martin Feud) 1884-1887 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 9, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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