“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Powell County, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Powell County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Powell County, KY (9) Clark County, KY (53) Estill County, KY (13) Lee County, KY (6) Menifee County, KY (3) Montgomery County, KY (17) Wolfe County, KY (10)  PowellCounty(9) Powell County (9)  ClarkCounty(53) Clark County (53)  EstillCounty(13) Estill County (13)  LeeCounty(6) Lee County (6)  MenifeeCounty(3) Menifee County (3)  MontgomeryCounty(17) Montgomery County (17)  WolfeCounty(10) Wolfe County (10)
Stanton is the county seat for Powell County
Adjacent to Powell County, Kentucky
      Clark County (53)  
      Estill County (13)  
      Lee County (6)  
      Menifee County (3)  
      Montgomery County (17)  
      Wolfe County (10)  
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1 Kentucky, Powell County, Clay City — 2015 — Clay City Timber Industry / Early Iron Works
Clay City Timber Industry -With Kentucky Union Railway Company's track laid in Powell Co. in 1886, the area's timber industry expanded. Red River Lumber Mills (1880)became largest steam powered sawmill in Ky. In 1890, the steady run began at . . . Map (db m73860) HM
2 Kentucky, Powell County, Clay City — Collecting Red River's History
The Red River Museum preserves and interprets the cultural heritage of Powell County and the Red River area. The Museum, home of the Red River Historical Society and headquarters for the Kentucky Old Mill Association, opened in July of 1967. It is . . . Map (db m73887) HM
3 Kentucky, Powell County, Clay City — 132 — Pilot Knob
Daniel Boone and Party first viewed "The Beautiful Level of Kentucky" June 7 1769 from this bench atop this knob.Map (db m166318) HM
4 Kentucky, Powell County, Stanton — 790 — County Named, 1852
For Gov. Lazarus W. Powell, born Henderson Co., 1812. Graduated, 1833, from St. Joseph's College in Bardstown. Attended Transylvania law school. State legislature, 1836-38, Governor of Ky., 1851-55. U.S. Senate, 1859-65. Resolution for his expulsion . . . Map (db m73862) HM WM
5 Kentucky, Powell County, Stanton — 587 — Courthouse Burned
Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months; twelve by Confederates eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. See map reverse side. Courthouse and records at Stanton and other buildings were burned . . . Map (db m79182) HM
6 Kentucky, Powell County, Stanton — Persian Gulf War MemorialPowell County Supports
We proudly honor our brave ones who served in the Persian Gulf War Jan. 16, 1991 Baker, Sean D. Sr. • Banks, Anthony W. • Blevins, Kevin • Bowen, Major W. • Crabtree, Karl J. • Dixon, James W. Jr. • Edwards, John G. • Eversole, . . . Map (db m165474) WM
7 Kentucky, Powell County, Stanton — Powell County Veterans Memorial
The People of Powell County Gratefully Acknowledge Those who Bravely Served in the Armed Forces of the United StatesMap (db m165350) WM
8 Kentucky, Powell County, Stanton — War Memorial
This monument is dedicated to all Veterans who served their country in all wars and to the memory of all Powell County Veterans who died in action. Afghanistan War SPC John D Morton WW I Bert D Hamons • John . . . Map (db m165209) WM
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9 Kentucky, Powell County, Stanton — Woody Stephens and Forty Niner
Born Woodford Cefis Stephens in Powell County near Stanton on Sept. 1, 1913. Woody rose to become one of the most talked about, most honored, and winningest race horse trainer’s in thoroughbred history. Major events in Woody’s life; voted into the . . . Map (db m73871) HM
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Dec. 1, 2023