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

Union County, 1811

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Union County, 1811 Marker
Inscription. The 55th Kentucky county created, it was formed entirely out of Henderson County. "It was possibly so named because of the unanimity of its citizens for division of the old county."
Morganfield made county seat. Named for Gen. Daniel Morgan, who owned the land. Officer throughout the Revolutionary War, from 1775 at Quebec to 1781 at Cowpens, S.C.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1250.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.017′ N, 87° 55.032′ W. Marker is in Morganfield, Kentucky, in Union County. Marker is on South Morgan Street (U.S. 60) south of West Main Street (State Route 130), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the east side of the Union County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Morgan Street, Morganfield KY 42437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln Spoke Here (a few steps from this marker); Forrest Reconnoitered (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Huston (approx.
Union County, 1811 Marker looking north on Morgan Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Union County, 1811 Marker looking north on Morgan Street.
0.2 miles away); Earle C. Clements (approx. half a mile away); Baseball Great (approx. 2.3 miles away); Nally Spa (approx. 2.9 miles away); Richards Home Site (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Robert E. Lee Won with Sturgis Coal (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganfield.
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Daniel Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
3. Daniel Morgan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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