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

Clickable Map of Breckinridge 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> Breckinridge County, KY (17) Grayson County, KY (10) Hancock County, KY (12) Hardin County, KY (92) Meade County, KY (16) Ohio County, KY (27) Perry County, IN (15)  BreckinridgeCounty(17) Breckinridge County (17)  GraysonCounty(10) Grayson County (10)  HancockCounty(12) Hancock County (12)  HardinCounty(92) Hardin County (92)  MeadeCounty(16) Meade County (16)  OhioCounty(27) Ohio County (27)  PerryCountyIndiana(15) Perry County (15)
Hardinsburg is the county seat for Breckinridge County
Cloverport is in Breckinridge County
      Breckinridge County (17)  
      Grayson County (10)  
      Hancock County (12)  
      Hardin County (92)  
      Meade County (16)  
      Ohio County (27)  
      Perry County, Indiana (15)  
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1Kentucky (Breckinridge County), Cloverport — Breckinridge County Veterans Memorial
These are soldiers from Breckinridge County who died in defense of their country World War I George W. Ahl • Johnie Brown • Corbett J. Burch • Walter V. Burnett • Claude E. Cundiff • Earl Curry • Roy Dowell • Henry H. Drane • Joseph Z. . . . Map (db m160275) WM
2Kentucky (Breckinridge County), Cloverport — Cloverport Veterans Monument
Dedicated to all veterans of Cloverport, Kentucky to the honor and glory of those who bravely served to keep our country a land of freedomMap (db m160274) WM
3Kentucky (Breckinridge County), Cloverport — 860 — Early Shipping Point
Cloverport, an important shipping point beginning in 1798 when Joe Houston came from Va.: built home and started trading and shipping business. Flatboats carried Ky. tobacco, other goods for sale in New Orleans. Boats sold as lumber. Men came back . . . Map (db m160276) HM
4Kentucky (Breckinridge County), Cloverport — 557 — First Coal Oil
Coal oil first produced here 1851. Plant built 1857, reputed first of kind in world. Mine known for extensive veins of cannel coal. Coal loaded here, exported to England via New Orleans for gas manufacture. English-owned with Prince of Wales (King . . . Map (db m119795) HM
5Kentucky (Breckinridge County), Cloverport — 73 — Lincoln Family Trail
Abraham Lincoln, then a lad of 7, with other members of the Thomas Lincoln family crossed the Ohio River on a log raft ferry near here in 1816. The Lincolns were moving to Indiana.Map (db m119796) HM
6Kentucky (Breckinridge County), Cloverport — 934 — Tar Springs
Four miles south. A fashionable health resort of 1840s which had the unique attraction of a 100-foot cliff from which tar bubbled while from its base flowed eleven springs, each with different type of mineral water. Indians knew and used these . . . Map (db m160289) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022