Samuel Sanders, a steamboat captain before and after the Civil War, braved the Kentucky River under occasional sniper fire from the Confederate army to bring supplies from Louisville to Monterey and up the Kentucky River to Shaker Landing.
Given . . . — — Map (db m22121) HM
3rd Corp. Henry Sparks (1753-1836) was Revolutionary War soldier from Virginia; served with Commander-in-Chief's Guard, "the flower and pick of American army." While with this bodyguard Sparks fought at the battles of Brandywine and Germantown. . . . — — Map (db m22123) HM
Governor A. B. Chandler threw switch at New Liberty Substation, January 29, 1938, to energize some 130 miles and brought electricity to 370 homes and businesses by December. Owen County R.E.C.C. now includes 9 counties. Charter members, 1937, were: . . . — — Map (db m88068) HM
Lee was born on May 11, 1888, in Owen County.
In 1904, he entered the US Naval Academy. He
earned a position on the Navy Rifle Team and
eventually the National Rifle Team. Lee
graduated in 1908 and served as an inspector of
ordnance. While . . . — — Map (db m136266) HM