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

Colonel John Hargis

 
 
Colonel John Hargis Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
1. Colonel John Hargis Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of Colonel John Hargis
1802 - 1886

Rowan County pioneer, framer of the 1850 Constitution of the Commonwealth

Morehead's first postmaster, lawyer and storekeeper

Stepped off the first courthouse square in 1856
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 11.067′ N, 83° 26.013′ W. Marker is in Morehead, Kentucky, in Rowan County. Marker is on East Main Street south of Normal Avenue, on the right when traveling south. The marker is mounted to the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Courthouse Burned (a few steps from this marker); Quilting Memories (a few steps from this marker); Freedom Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Allie Young Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of the American Doughboy (within shouting distance of this marker); Moonlight Schools (about

Colonel John Hargis Marker and 1983 NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
2. Colonel John Hargis Marker and 1983 NRHP Marker
500 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Register Historic District / Morehead State University (about 600 feet away); First Building And Land (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morehead.
 
Colonel John Hargis Marker on the Rowan County Arts Center image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
3. Colonel John Hargis Marker on the Rowan County Arts Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 9, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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