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Allen County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
Civil War Action Marker (<i>wide view; Allen County Court/Scottsville City Hall in background</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2013
Civil War Action Marker (wide view; Allen County Court/Scottsville City Hall in background)
Kentucky (Allen County), Scottsville — 730 — Civil War Action
Confederate forces of 200 under Col. John M. Hughs attacked here, Dec. 8, 1863. Twelve days earlier he had attacked Monticello, Ky., captured then paroled garrison of 153 men; no supplies. Continuing to harass USA forces, seek stores, he came here, . . . — Map (db m131261) HM
Kentucky (Allen County), Scottsville — 760 — County Named, 1815
For Lieut. Col. John Allen, born in Va., 1771, came to Ky., 1779. Practiced law in Shelby County. State Representative, 1801-07, and State Senate, 1807-13. Killed in battle at River Raisin, Jan. 22, 1813, and one of nine officers at that battle for . . . — Map (db m131262) WM
Kentucky (Allen County), Scottsville — 1760 — Jacksonian Hotel
Built in 1919 during an oil boom, Jacksonian gained wide prominence. It was third hotel on site and stood here for 54 years. Closed, 1973. Hotel received name because of its location on Jackson Highway, now 31-E, one of oldest roads in Kentucky. . . . — Map (db m131260) HM
Kentucky (Allen County), Scottsville — Morgan in Scottsville Confederate Invasion of Kentucky August, 1862 —
On August 29, 1862 at the beginning of the Confederate Invasion of Kentucky. Colonel John Hunt Morgan rode into Scottsville, leading a brigade of 1,100 cavalrymen. Morgan and his men were on their way to Lexington, where they planned to join . . . — Map (db m131263) HM

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