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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Catlettsburg, Kentucky
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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|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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|