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Stanton, Kentucky Historical Markers

 
County Named, 1852 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
County Named, 1852 Marker
Kentucky (Powell County), Stanton — 790 — County Named, 1852
For Gov. Lazarus W. Powell, born Henderson Co., 1812. Graduated, 1833, from St. Joseph's College in Bardstown. Attended Transylvania law school. State legislature, 1836-38, Governor of Ky., 1851-55. U.S. Senate, 1859-65. Resolution for his expulsion . . . — Map (db m73862) HM WM
Kentucky (Powell County), Stanton — 587 — Courthouse Burned
Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months; twelve by Confederates eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. See map reverse side. Courthouse and records at Stanton and other buildings were burned . . . — Map (db m79182) HM
Kentucky (Powell County), Stanton — Woody Stephens and Forty Niner
Born Woodford Cefis Stephens in Powell County near Stanton on Sept. 1, 1913. Woody rose to become one of the most talked about, most honored, and winningest race horse trainer’s in thoroughbred history. Major events in Woody’s life; voted into the . . . — Map (db m73871) HM

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