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Morgan County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
Looking north, towards Main Street and missing marker. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
Looking north, towards Main Street and missing marker.
Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 815 — County Named, 1822
Near Main Street (U.S. 460) north of Court Street, on the right when traveling north. Reported missing.
For Daniel Morgan, 1736-1802. Born N.J. Moved to Va. Pontiac's War and Dunmore's expedition to Pa., 1774. Attack on Quebec, 1775. Colonel in command of Va. corps of 500 sharpshooters at Saratoga, Oct. 1777. A master of military art. As Brig. Gen. . . . — Map (db m136867) HM
Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 648 — CSA Gens. Morgan USA
On Main Street (U.S. 460) south of Gullett Street, on the right when traveling south.
General George W. Morgan's 9,000 USA force, cut off from supplies at Cumberland Gap, retreated 200 mi. in 16 days to Greenup on Ohio River. Camped here Sept. 24-25, 1862. Gen. John H. Morgan's CSA men, on tragic last raid into Kentucky, after two . . . — Map (db m136969) HM
Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 1991 — Founding of Morgan County / The Old Mill
On Riverside Drive at Old Mill Park Lane, on the left when traveling north on Riverside Drive.
Founding of Morgan County Edmund Wells (1777-1846) settled here (then Floyd Co.) about 1814, operating a mill, ferry, and tavern. First meeting of Morgan County Court held at his home March 10, 1823, as directed by Ky. legislature. He . . . — Map (db m136972) HM
Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 512 — West Liberty~Civil War
On Main Street (U.S. 460) south of Gullett Street, on the right when traveling south.
The first important engagement in eastern Kentucky occurred here on Oct. 23, 1861. USA forces led by Brig. Gen. Wm. Nelson surprised enemy under Capt. Andrew J. May. Civilian secessionists were captured and jailed Unionists released. Confederate . . . — Map (db m136703) HM

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