Samuel McDowell is why Kentucky can have its 225th anniversary

By Advocate-Messenger  Published 11:16 am Saturday, March 4, 2017  (https://m.amnews.com/author/advocatestaff/) (https://m.amnews.com/2017/03/04/samuel-mcdowell-is-why-kentucky-can-have-its-225th-anniversary/) By TOM ELLIS Guest columnist Living in Boyle County is both a thrill and privilege. Knowing that this year we celebrate our 225th anniversary as the Commonwealth of Kentucky adds to the excitement. Boyle County history goes well beyond examination of Constitution Square and … Continue reading Samuel McDowell is why Kentucky can have its 225th anniversary

Just who is Judge Samuel McDowell?

The following, is an overview of the life of Samuel McDowell: Samuel McDowell was born in Pennsylvania on October 29, 1735. He was the son of Captain John McDowell and grandson of Ephraim McDowell, a Scots-Irish patriot in the English Revolution of 1688. Captain McDowell relocated his family to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in … Continue reading Just who is Judge Samuel McDowell?