Stanton in Powell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 587.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 51.186′ N, 83° 51.582′ W. Marker is in Stanton, Kentucky, in Powell County. Marker is on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanton KY 40380, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woody Stephens and Forty Niner (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1852 (within shouting distance of this marker); Collecting Red River's History (approx. 3.4 miles away); Clay City Timber Industry / Early Iron Works (approx. 3.4 miles away); Battle-June 8, 1864 Little Mountain Indian Mound (approx. 14.6 miles away); Civil War Robbery / Bank Sues (approx. 14.8 miles away); Montgomery County. 1797 (approx. 14.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanton.
Regarding Courthouse Burned. The marker is on the grounds of the Powell County Courthouse
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during the Civil War.
Categories. • Government • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.