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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ashland, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Boyd 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 Boyd County, KY (28) Carter County, KY (21) Greenup County, KY (31) Lawrence County, KY (7) Lawrence County, OH (20) Wayne County, WV (31)  BoydCounty(28) Boyd County (28)  CarterCounty(21) Carter County (21)  GreenupCounty(31) Greenup County (31)  LawrenceCounty(7) Lawrence County (7)  LawrenceCountyOhio(20) Lawrence County (20)  WayneCountyWest Virginia(31) Wayne County (31)
Catlettsburg is the county seat for Boyd County
Ashland is in Boyd County
      Boyd County (28)  
ADJACENT TO BOYD COUNTY
      Carter County (21)  
      Greenup County (31)  
      Lawrence County (7)  
      Lawrence County, Ohio (20)  
      Wayne County, West Virginia (31)  
 
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1Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 2015 InducteesAshland Baseball Hall of Fame at CP-1
The Ashland Baseball Hall of Fame at CP-1 was founded in 2015 to recognize those whose baseball experience in our area has taken them to a very high level, and has allowed them to be a positive example on the lives of those who follow in their . . . Map (db m126475) HM
2Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 2016 InducteesAshland Baseball Hall of Fame at CP-1
The Ashland Baseball Hall of Fame at CP-1 was founded in 2015 to recognize those whose baseball experience in our area has taken them to a very high level, and has allowed them to be a positive example on the lives of those who follow in their . . . Map (db m127160) HM
3Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 2017 InducteesAshland Baseball Hall of Fame at CP-1
The Ashland Baseball Hall of Fame at CP-1 was founded in 2015 to recognize those whose baseball experience in our area has taken them to a very high level, and has allowed them to be a positive example on the lives of those who follow in their . . . Map (db m127164) HM
4Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 2018 InducteesAshland Baseball Hall of Fame at CP-1
The Ashland Baseball Hall of Fame at CP-1 was founded in 2015 to recognize those whose baseball experience in our area has taken them to a very high level, and has allowed them to be a positive example on the lives of those who follow in their . . . Map (db m127183) HM
5Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — Alexander Bagby House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m211657) HM
6Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 1211 — Ashland
Settled by 1799 by members of the Poage family of Virginia. Known as Poage's Landing until named in 1854 for Henry Clay's Lexington estate, by the owners, Ky. Iron, Coal and Manufacturing Company. It engaged M. T. Hilton to lay out a town, then . . . Map (db m59244) HM
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7Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 2498 — Baseball at Central Park
Organized baseball in Ashland began when the Ashland Colonels, a minor league team, played at Armco Field from 1939-42. Games then moved to Central Park and, in 1955, Ashland joined the Little League program. The two original fields were known as . . . Map (db m126474) HM
8Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 2184 — Booker T. Washington School
In 1894 Ashland Board of Education assumed management of “Negro School,” where African American William Reynolds was principal. In 1901 a bond issue passed with support of blacks and Superintendent J.G. Crabbe. School board then funded . . . Map (db m127190) HM
9Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 1815 — Gov. Simeon Willis(1879–1965)
Judge on Kentucky’s highest court 1927-1933; Governor 1943-1947. His administration extended State Park System, increased funding for education, expanded TB hospitals, ended most toll bridge charges, founded Postwar Planning Commission . . . Map (db m126469) HM
10Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 921 — Indian Mounds
One and one half miles NE in Central Park is an irregular row of mounds, part of a chain built by prehistoric men who were the forerunners of American Indians. Many of remains of that ancient people which once dotted this area were leveled as . . . Map (db m126471) HM
11Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 1023 — Norton Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky
NORTON FURNACE. In 1967, the world’s oldest known operating blast furnace. Built by Norton Iron Works Co. in 1873, an iron shell stack 67 ft. high with maximum inner diameter of 18 feet, burning “stone coal.” It produced 10,502 tons . . . Map (db m128281) HM
12Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 1416 — Presbyterian Church
Organized June 11, 1819, at home of Maj. Jas. Poage, north of this spot, as Bethesda Presbyterian Church by Rev. Robert Wilson with 20 members. First a mile SW on Pollard Rd.; moved 1828 to Beech Grove, ½ mile W. and in 1858 to this corner . . . Map (db m59242) HM
13Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — 2125 — Putnam Stadium
This stadium served the Ashland Public Schools. Built in 1937 for $6,500 as a WPA project, it was dedicated on Thanksgiving Day that same year. The Ashland High School Tomcats record of success includes 11 state championships. In 1944, the Tomcats . . . Map (db m73802) HM
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14Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — War Memorial
In grateful tribute to the men and women who died in the Armed Forces of our countryMap (db m59243) WM
15Kentucky (Boyd County), Ashland — Wiard Cannon
A former Canadian working for the United States during the Civil War invented several pieces of light ordnance which, although apparently excellent weapons, did not seem to have been particularly popular. Norman Wiard (1826-1896) was born in . . . Map (db m127198) HM
16Kentucky (Greenup County), Ashland — 1149 — Bellefonte Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky
Bellefonte Furnace. The 96th blast furnace built in Hanging Rock Region since 1818. Considered most highly perfected in existence when erected, 1942, by Armco Steel Corp., with hearth 25 feet across, producing 1000 tons of iron daily, later . . . Map (db m126411) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022