NEW! Bagpiper, Nathan Mann To Play At Memorial and Gravestone Dedication

Nathan Mann, of Lexington, KY,  will be piping for the Memorial and Gravestone Dedication at Bellevue Cemetery on Saturday, September 23rd. This Ulster Scot is pretty darn pleased, and I think my Ulster progenitors, Samuel and Mary McDowell would be too! From his Facebook page: "Nathan Mann is a highly experienced Bagpiper who has played … Continue reading NEW! Bagpiper, Nathan Mann To Play At Memorial and Gravestone Dedication

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NEW! Original 1792 Kentucky Constitution to Return to Danville and Constitution Square!

Through the tireless efforts of Judge/Executive Harold McKinney of the Boyle County Fiscal Court, Chairperson Jacob Pankey of the Boyle Landmark Trust and countless others; the original 1792 Kentucky Constitution and Constitutional Convention Minutes will return to Danville and Constitution Square on Friday morning, September 22nd. A private viewing will be held for McDowell descendants … Continue reading NEW! Original 1792 Kentucky Constitution to Return to Danville and Constitution Square!

Designated Lodging

August 26, 2017   All rooms set aside for the Tribute to Judge Samuel McDowell, at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, have been booked and the hotel is sold out for that weekend. Rooms are still available at the Comfort Suites, where over flow attendees are now booking. They are blocked under "McDowell Reunion." Comfort … Continue reading Designated Lodging

Official Schedule

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Ticket Sales for All Paid Events Are Ongoing Until September 20th. 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 Ceremony Ticketed Event  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tribute-to-judge-samuel-mcdowell-and-a-mcdowell-family-reunion-tickets-33140220291 Opening Ceremony and Dinner Warrenwood Manor, built in 1856 … Continue reading Official Schedule

Purchase Tickets: EventBrite Online Registration – Ticket Sales for Paid Events Will End on Wednesday, September 20th

Purchase your tickets today! All ticket sales for paid events will end on Wednesday, September 20th. Click here to register online. If link does not open, copy and paste into your browser https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tribute-to-judge-samuel-mcdowell-and-a-mcdowell-family-reunion-tickets-33140220291?aff=affiliate1

Obituary

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