County Named, 1822. For Col. Richard Calloway. Came to Ky. with Daniel Boone, 1776. One of founders of Boonesborough, he instilled confidence in success among other settlers. In one year, 1777, appointed Col. of Militia; Justice of the Peace; elected a representative of Ky. County in General Assembly of Va. Killed by Indians at Boonesborough 1780. County formed from Hickman.

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Courthouse lawn, US 641, Murray,
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by Kentucky Highways Department and Kentucky Historical Society #825 of the Kentucky Historical Marker series

Colour: black




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