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Todd County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
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By Cornelia, October 2009
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Kentucky (Todd County), Elkton — Home of U.S. Jurist
Justice James Clark McReynolds born here 1862. Home thru life. Law practice: Nashville, New York. Asst. U.S. Atty. General, 1903-1907. As U.S. Attorney General 1913-1914, known for enforcement of Sherman Anti-Trust Law. For 27 years a distinguished . . . — Map (db m31369) HM
Kentucky (Todd County), Fairview — 57 — Jefferson Davis Birthplace
Here the only President of the Confederate States of America was born June 3, 1808, the son of Samuel and Jane Cook Davis. The family moved to Mississippi during his infancy. — Map (db m3032) HM
Kentucky (Todd County), Fairview — 1073 — Jefferson Davis' Salute to Kentucky
"Kentucky, my own, my native land. God grant that peace and plenty may ever run throughout your borders. God grant that your sons and daughters may ever rise to illustrate the fame of their dead fathers and that wherever the name of Kentucky is . . . — Map (db m3035) HM
Kentucky (Todd County), Fairview — Zero Milestone Jefferson Davis Highway
Zero Milestone Jefferson Davis Highway Fairview, Ky. - Biloxi, Miss. Erected 1930 by United Daughters of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis Born June 3, 1808 in Christian, now Todd Co. KY. Died December 6, 1889 in New Orleans, . . . — Map (db m3034) HM
Kentucky (Todd County), Guthrie — 1879 — Robert Penn Warren1905-1989
Side One A native of Guthrie, Warren was one of the nation's most prolific writers, a world-renowned man of letters. Graduate of Vanderbilt Univ., member of the Fugitives (writers group). Rhodes scholar at Oxford, 1928-1930; and twice a . . . — Map (db m108850) HM
Kentucky (Todd County), Guthrie — 210 — Stage Coach Inn
In 1833 Major John Gray, Founder of Elkton, built an inn here as a relay house for his stage coach lines. Legend states that Andrew Jackson, Jenny Lind, and Jesse James were patrons. It was a Civil War Confederate hospital. Most of original inn . . . — Map (db m92103) HM
Kentucky (Todd County), Guthrie — 2294 — Tobacco Farmers Unite
(Side One) Farmers throughout Western Ky. and northern Tn. gathered in Guthrie on Sept. 24, 1904, in response to the tobacco growers' economic hardship. Five thousand farmers participated in the formation of a cooperative to pool their crops in . . . — Map (db m103550) HM

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