Fairview in Todd County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Zero Milestone Jeﬀerson Davis Highway
Jefferson Davis Highway
Fairview, Ky. - Biloxi, Miss.
Erected 1930 by
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Born June 3, 1808
in Christian, now Todd Co. KY.
Died December 6, 1889
in New Orleans, LA.
Graduated West Point, 1828
Served in Indian Wars, Mexican War,
Hero of Buena Vista and Monterey
Secretary of War 1853
United States Senator from Mississippi 1857
President of the
Confederate States of America
Patriot, Soldier, Statesman, Christian
Erected 1930 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 36° 50.6′ N, 87° 18.033′ W. Marker is in Fairview, Kentucky, in Todd County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway near Pembroke-Fairview Road (Route 115), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairview KY 42221, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Davis Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis' Salute to Kentucky Home of U.S. Jurist (approx. 8.4 miles away); Trail of Tears Indian Camping Grounds (approx. 9.7 miles away); The Trail of Tears (approx. 9.7 miles away); Peace Park (approx. 10.3 miles away); Union General's Grave (approx. 10.4 miles away); Famous Prophet (approx. 10.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairview.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that include pictures of Jefferson Davis Highway dedication stones.
Also see . . .
1. Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway. An article by Richard F. Weingroff on the Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway's origin and controversies. (Submitted on October 18, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Jefferson Davis Highway Brochure. Published by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 2000. (Submitted on October 18, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,220 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.