Rowan County "War," 1884-1887

Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 (HM1EHZ)

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

N 38° 10.932', W 83° 25.968'

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Feud violence came to climax in summer of 1887, when Logan and Hiram Pigman led faction that surrounded Craig Tolliver and his men. Resulting shoot-out ended in deaths of Tolliver and three others. State militia was sent in three times to restore order, and a state report suggested that Rowan Co. be abolished. Over. Presented by Rowan County Fiscal Court
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1933
Year Placed1993
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:10pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 286920 N 4228828
Decimal Degrees38.18220000, -83.43280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 10.932', W 83° 25.968'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 10' 55.92" N, 83° 25' 58.08" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 85-99 Bridge St, Morehead KY 40351, US
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