Official Schedule

Thursday, September 21 3:00–5:00pm • Welcome and Arrivals Registrations and A McDowell Welcome to Danville, KY! Holiday Inn Express, Danville, KY 5:30–7:30pm • Opening Opening Ceremony and Dinner Warrenwood Manor, built in 1856 and one of only three Gothic Villas in the Danville area, will be the venue for dinner and the official opening of … Continue reading Official Schedule

Designated Lodging

We have secured a special, discounted rate with the Holiday Inn Express in Danville for $89.00 per night.  If booking online, secure your discounted rate with the Group Code: MFR By phone, secure your discounted rate by telling the clerk you are with the "McDowell Reunion" The Holiday Inn Express is a new hotel in … Continue reading Designated Lodging


Washington Review and Examiner (Pa.) Nov. 5, 1817; "Another Revolutionary Patriot gone. Died near Danville (Ken.) on the 25th Sept. last, Col. Samuel McDowell, in the 85th year of his age. He was distinguished as a most active whig during the revolutionary war--was one of the first settlers of Kentucky--a member of the convention which … Continue reading Obituary

Mary McClung McDowell

Mary "Mollie" (McClung) McDowell, b 28 May 1734, Colerain, Antrim, Northern Ireland,    d 28 Oct 1827, Mercer Co., KY, buried: Bellevue Cemetery, Danville, Boyle, KY On the 17th of January, 1754, at the age of eighteen, Judge Samuel McDowell married Mary McClung. She was a native of Ireland — hut, like himself, of Scotch … Continue reading Mary McClung McDowell

Mary (McDowell) Marshall

Mary "Polly" (McDowell) Marshall, b 11 Jan 1772, Rockbridge Co., VA, d 27 Jan 1822, Mason Co., KY Married: Dr. Alexander Keith Marshall, m 10 Oct 1794   Mary, or Polly, the youngest daughter of Judge Samuel McDowell and Mary McClung, was born in Rockbridge county, Virginia, on the 11th of January, 1772, and came, … Continue reading Mary (McDowell) Marshall