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
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
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
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
On Washington Street (Kentucky Route 2486) just north of Atkinson Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
On Washington Street (Kentucky Route 2486) north of Atkinson Street (Route 2476), on the left when traveling north.
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.
SPC John D Morton
Bert D Hamons •
John . . . — — Map (db m165209) WM
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