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

Clickable Map of Wolfe 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> Wolfe County, KY (10) Breathitt County, KY (10) Lee County, KY (6) Magoffin County, KY (6) Menifee County, KY (3) Morgan County, KY (4) Powell County, KY (9)  WolfeCounty(10) Wolfe County (10)  BreathittCounty(10) Breathitt County (10)  LeeCounty(6) Lee County (6)  MagoffinCounty(6) Magoffin County (6)  MenifeeCounty(3) Menifee County (3)  MorganCounty(4) Morgan County (4)  PowellCounty(9) Powell County (9)
Campton is the county seat for Wolfe County
Campton is in Wolfe County
      Wolfe County (10)  
      Breathitt County (10)  
      Lee County (6)  
      Magoffin County (6)  
      Menifee County (3)  
      Morgan County (4)  
      Powell County (9)  
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1Kentucky (Wolfe County), Campton — Gateway to Appalachia
Wolfe County, founded in 1860, is Eastern Kentucky’s Gateway to Appalachia. The National Designated Wild and Scenic Red River and the North Fork of the Kentucky River flow through Wolfe County. The woods are sculpted with sandstone arches, . . . Map (db m73872) HM
2Kentucky (Wolfe County), Campton — 559 — Swift's Silver Camp
John Swift's fabulous journals report silver operations in East Kentucky. References to ships on the Spanish Seas and to coinage of silver in this area with six trips from Atlantic Coast to this region, 1761 to 1769, is unsolved mystery. Intrepid . . . Map (db m73875) HM
3Kentucky (Wolfe County), Campton — 647 — USA Gens. Morgan CSAConfederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky
Gen. George W. Morgan's 9,000 USA force, cut off from supplies at Cumberland Gap, retreated 200 mi. in 16 days to Greenup on Ohio R. Passed near here Sept. 23, 1862. Gen. John H. Morgan's CSA men, on tragic last raid into Kentucky moved by here. . . . Map (db m158671) HM
4Kentucky (Wolfe County), Campton — Wolfe County Veterans WallFor God and Country
Dedicated to all Wolfe County Veterans that have Served this Country in the Past Present and FutureMap (db m159202) WM
5Kentucky (Wolfe County), Campton — Wolfe County War Memorial
Let us forever honor the memory of these sons of Wolfe County who gave their lives that we may remain a nation of freedomMap (db m159393) WM
6Kentucky (Wolfe County), Campton — 1256 — Wolfe County, 1860
Formed from parts of Breathitt, Morgan, Owsley, Powell counties. It was the 110th created. Named for Nathaniel Wolfe, 1810-65, a native of Virginia, reported to be first graduate of the University of Virginia. In Kentucky, he was . . . Map (db m73874) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022