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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Catlettsburg, 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 (26) Carter County, KY (21) Greenup County, KY (29) Lawrence County, KY (7) Lawrence County, OH (14) Wayne County, WV (11)  BoydCounty(26) Boyd County (26)  CarterCounty(21) Carter County (21)  GreenupCounty(29) Greenup County (29)  LawrenceCounty(7) Lawrence County (7)  LawrenceCountyOhio(14) Lawrence County (14)  WayneCountyWest Virginia(11) Wayne County (11)
Location of Catlettsburg, Kentucky
    Boyd County (26)
    Carter County (21)
    Greenup County (29)
    Lawrence County (7)
    Lawrence County, Ohio (14)
    Wayne County, West Virginia (11)
 
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1Kentucky (Boyd County), Catlettsburg — 643 — Civil War Army Base
USA post located here to protect Ohio River traffic. Became supply base and communications center for Union forces in the Big Sandy region. In winter 1861-62 troops under Col. J.A. Garfield, later 20th President U.S., drove CSA from area by victory . . . Map (db m73765) HM
2Kentucky (Boyd County), Catlettsburg — Country Music HighwaySmall Town Big Fun
Boyd County was created in 1860 from parts of Greenup, Carter, and Lawrence and lies at a point where Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky meet. Linked to Ohio by two bridges over the Ohio River and with two more to West Virginia (across the Big Sandy . . . Map (db m73756) HM
3Kentucky (Boyd County), Catlettsburg — 772 — County Named, 1860
For Linn Boyd. Born Tenn., 1800. Came to West Ky. in youth. Ky. Legislature, 1827-31. Congress, 1835-37, 1839-55, and Speaker 1851-55. Author of Resolution to annex Texas. The Ky. delegation proposed Boyd for Vice President at Democratic Convention, . . . Map (db m73754) HM
4Kentucky (Boyd County), Catlettsburg — 2547 — Here Lies James H. McCoy / Here Lies Floyd McCoy
James H. McCoy. Oldest son of Randall and Sarah. Last living McCoy feudist before passing away in 1929. He was a peacemaker in the feud and tried to talk Frank Phillips out of killing Jim Vance & Bill Dempsey. In 1928, James & Tennis Hatfield, . . . Map (db m126114) HM
5Kentucky (Boyd County), Catlettsburg — Judge John M. Elliott
To the memory of Judge John M. Elliott, distinguished statesman and jurist. Assassinated while in the discharge of his official duties as Judge of the Court of Appeals of Kentucky. This monument respectively dedicated by his widow.Map (db m73757) HM
6Kentucky (Boyd County), Catlettsburg — 2136 — Mary Elliott Flanery
The first woman elected to Kentucky legislature, 1921. Mary E. Flanery elected to House of Representatives from Boyd County. She had worked for woman suffrage; was concerned with marriage and divorce laws and educational reform. At her death, . . . Map (db m126102) HM
 
Apr. 15, 2021