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Gallatin County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
County Named Galatin face of monument image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
County Named Galatin face of monument
Kentucky (Gallatin County), Warsaw — 747 — County Named, 1798
County named, 1798, for Albert Gallatin, 1761-1849, a Swiss who came to the U.S., 1780. Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1789-90; Legislature, 3 years. Congress, 1795-1801. Leader in finance, constitutional and international law, Secretary of . . . — Map (db m136119) HM
Kentucky (Gallatin County), Warsaw — 746 — Governor From Warsaw
Birthplace of Richard Yates, 1818. In Illinois legislature for three terms; U.S. Congress, 1851-55. As Governor of Illinois, 1861-65, he vigorously supported Lincoln and state exceeded the call for volunteers. Member U.S. Senate, 1865-71. Delegate . . . — Map (db m136120) HM
Kentucky (Gallatin County), Warsaw — 720 — Great River Tragedy
At midnight of Dec. 4, 1868 two cabined passenger steamers plying between Louisville and Cincinnati collided two miles above Warsaw. The America rammed deeply into the United States. Barrelled coal oil on deck of the latter caught . . . — Map (db m136087) HM

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