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

Rowan County “War,” 1884-1887

 
 
Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 Marker
Inscription. Feud violence came to climax in summer of 1887, when Logan and Hiram Pigman led faction that surrounded Craig Tolliver and his men. Resulting shoot-out ended in deaths of Tolliver and three others. State militia was sent in three times to restore order, and a state report suggested that Rowan Co. be abolished. Over. Presented by Rowan County Fiscal Court
 
Erected 1993 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1933.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 10.932′ N, 83° 25.968′ W. Marker is in Morehead, Kentucky, in Rowan County. Marker is on East 1st Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Morehead Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Morehead KY 40351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moonlight Schools (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Allie Young Law Office (about 800 feet away); Freedom Park (about 800 feet away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.2 miles
Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 Marker
away); County Named, 1856 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quilting Memories (approx. 0.2 miles away); Goddard "White" Bridge / Covered Bridges (approx. 15.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Rowan County War - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 21, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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