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Historical Markers in Menifee County, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Menifee 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 Menifee County, KY (3) Bath County, KY (13) Montgomery County, KY (17) Morgan County, KY (4) Powell County, KY (9) Rowan County, KY (20) Wolfe County, KY (10)  MenifeeCounty(3) Menifee County (3)  BathCounty(13) Bath County (13)  MontgomeryCounty(17) Montgomery County (17)  MorganCounty(4) Morgan County (4)  PowellCounty(9) Powell County (9)  RowanCounty(20) Rowan County (20)  WolfeCounty(10) Wolfe County (10)
Frenchburg is the county seat for Menifee County
Adjacent to Menifee County, Kentucky
      Bath County (13)  
      Montgomery County (17)  
      Morgan County (4)  
      Powell County (9)  
      Rowan County (20)  
      Wolfe County (10)  
 
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1Kentucky (Menifee County), Frenchburg — 787 — Menifee County
On Main Street (U.S. 460) west of Kentucky Route 36, on the left when traveling east.
Formed 1869 out of part of five joining counties; named for Richard H. Menefee, regarded as one of Kentucky's great orators. Born in Owingsville, 1808. Elected Commonwealth Attorney of 11th Judicial district, 1831; State Representative, 1836-37; . . . Map (db m121228) HM
2Kentucky (Menifee County), Scranton — 1120 — Beaver Dam Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky
On Old Beaver Road (Kentucky Route 1274) 6.4 miles east of Kentucky Route 36, on the right when traveling east.
Erected in 1819 by J. T. Mason. it began operations under Robert Crockett, ironmaster. The furnace was a big truncated pyramid of sandstone blocks, 35 feet high with a 28 foot square base. Some products: nails, “plough . . . Map (db m146658) HM
3Kentucky (Menifee County), Wellington — 189 — Murder Branch Massacre
On Old Beaver Road (Route 1274) at Big Woods Road, on the right when traveling west on Old Beaver Road.
In April 1793, thirty-five Indians attacked Morgan’s Station, a fort in Montgomery County, and captured nineteen residents. Pursued by a group of settlers, the Indians killed some captives at Murder Branch in Menifee County. After a skirmish . . . Map (db m146651) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Aug. 16, 2022