Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

‘Indian Head’ boulder sparks Kentucky-Ohio rift

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • ‘Indian Head’ boulder sparks Kentucky-Ohio rift

    by Joe Biesk
    Frankfort, Kentucky (AP)

    When an Ohio historian helped pull a massive sandstone boulder from the bottom of the Ohio River this summer, he didn’t think it would set off a charged dispute between Kentucky and Ohio.

    It did. One Kentucky legislator is demanding the 8-ton rock’s return, and another believes the matter will ultimately be decided in the courts.


Join the online community forum celebrating Native American Culture, Pow Wows, tribes, music, art, and history.

Related Topics

Collapse

  • Skabewis
    Indian Head Rock to return to Kentucky
    by Skabewis
    Frankfort, Kentucky

    An 8-ton boulder pulled from the Ohio River will be returned to Kentucky this week.

    The Kentucky Heritage Council-State Historic Preservation Office says the artifact known as Indian Head Rock will be taken to Greenup County where it will be stored in...
    11-08-2010, 11:15 PM
  • Skabewis
    Ky. officials want ‘Indian Head Rock’ returned from Ohio
    by Skabewis
    By Joe Biesk
    Frankfort, Kentucky (AP)

    Nearly nine months after the boulder known as Indian Head Rock was abruptly removed from the Ohio River, a group of Kentucky officials is calling for its return.

    The 8-ton sandstone rock had been submerged since about the 1920s....
    06-02-2008, 04:15 PM
  • Skabewis
    Carved head missing from courthouse totem pole
    by Skabewis
    Bellingham, Washington (AP)

    A totem pole in front of the Whatcom County Courthouse in Bellingham is missing a head, and county officials are asking the person who took it to give it back.

    In March, the carved head of Russell Peabody was broken off from the bottom of the...
    06-03-2009, 12:30 PM
  • Skabewis
    Like its past, future of 8-ton “Indian Head Rock” uncertain
    by Skabewis
    Franfort, Kentucky (AP)

    An interstate squabble between Kentucky and Ohio over an 8-ton rock pulled from the Ohio River nearly two years ago has taken a confusing twist.

    Turns out, they may have been arguing over the wrong rock. It depends who you ask.

    ...
    08-08-2009, 01:01 PM
  • Skabewis
    Grand jury indicts diver involved in rock flap
    by Skabewis
    By Joe Biesk
    Frankfort, Kentucky (AP)

    Another Ohio resident faces possible jail time in the ongoing squabble between Kentucky and Ohio over an eight-ton boulder known as the Indian Head Rock.

    A Greenup County special grand jury indicted David G. Vetter of Portsmouth,...
    08-01-2008, 01:55 PM

Trending

Collapse

There are no results that meet this criteria.

Sidebar Ad

Collapse
Working...
X