Courthouse Burned

Courthouse Burned (HM1EH1)

Location: Morehead, KY 40351 Rowan County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.064', W 83° 25.998'

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Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during the Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months; twelve by Confederates eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. Courthouse at Morehead burned by guerrillas March 21, 1864, the eastern most damaged incident to war. Building was again burned in 1880. County records before 1880 all destroyed by fires.
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HM NumberHM1EH1
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number972
Year Placed1966
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 286883 N 4229073
Decimal Degrees38.18440000, -83.43330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.064', W 83° 25.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 3.84" N, 83° 25' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 E Main St, Morehead KY 40351, US
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