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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Martin County, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Martin County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Martin County, KY (6) Floyd County, KY (33) Johnson County, KY (8) Lawrence County, KY (7) Pike County, KY (41) Mingo County, WV (11) Wayne County, WV (11)  MartinCounty(6) Martin County (6)  FloydCounty(33) Floyd County (33)  JohnsonCounty(8) Johnson County (8)  LawrenceCounty(7) Lawrence County (7)  PikeCounty(41) Pike County (41)  MingoCountyWest Virginia(11) Mingo County (11)  WayneCounty(11) Wayne County (11)
Adjacent to Martin County, Kentucky
    Floyd County (33)
    Johnson County (8)
    Lawrence County (7)
    Pike County (41)
    Mingo County, West Virginia (11)
    Wayne County, West Virginia (11)
 
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1Kentucky (Martin County), Inez — 814 — County Named, 1870 / Henry L. Clay, D.D.
County Named, 1870 For Col. John P. Martin, born Va. 1811, came to Kentucky in 1828. State House of Representatives, 1841-43; U.S. Congress, 1845-47. State Senator, 1857-61. Delegate from State at large to Democratic National Convention, . . . Map (db m136957) HM
2Kentucky (Martin County), Inez — 729 — Pioneer Ward / Educator Ward
Pioneer Ward James Ward born in Virginia, 1758. He settled on Rockcastle Creek, three miles south of here, where he lived 50 years and died, 1848. Private, Virginia regiments, War of the Revolution, 1775-76, 1778. Came to Kentucky, 1779. . . . Map (db m136959) HM
3Kentucky (Martin County), Inez — 1316 — William McCoy, Sr. / Lewis Dempsey
William McCoy, Sr. Noted local attorney. Born at Pleasant, 1873. Read law, was admitted to bar in 1896. Martin County attorney, 1906-1914. Considered an expert on old land patents and deeds of eastern Ky. Interest in education led to . . . Map (db m136953) HM
4Kentucky (Martin County), Laura — 822 — Moses Stepp
Colorful frontiersman. An ancient headstone at grave shows he was born 1735, died 1855. Enlisted for three short periods in Revolution and fought Indians and Tories in west Carolinas and east Tennessee. Legend tells that he was captured by . . . Map (db m146107) HM
5Kentucky (Martin County), Nolan WV — Huntleyville
So named after Chet Huntley, a former NBC News Correspondent and part of NBC’s ‘Huntley-Brinkley Report’ team, whose publicity in 1965 aided a small group of Eastern Kentuckians in building a badly needed road which is now known as the . . . Map (db m146057) HM
6Kentucky (Martin County), Warfield — 726 — Warfield / A Warfield Skirmish
Warfield First Martin County seat, 1870. Established about 1850 as a coal, salt and lumber community by George Rogers Clark Floyd and John Warfield of Va. mountains. Products shipped by river boats to Catlettsburg. Floyd was son of one . . . Map (db m136653) HM
 
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