Morehead in Rowan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
County Named, 1856
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 788.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 11.064′ N, 83° 25.998′ W. Marker is in Morehead, Kentucky, in Rowan County. Marker is on East Main Street. The marker is on the grounds of the old Rowan County 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 (here, next to this marker); Quilting Memories (a few steps from this marker); Freedom ParkAllie Young Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Moonlight Schools (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Register Historic District / Morehead State University (about 700 feet away); Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Building And Land (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morehead.
Also see . . . John Rowan - Biographical Directory to the United States Congress. (Submitted on May 19, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.