Columbus in Hickman County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
“Gibraltar of the West”
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 528.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 45.946′ N, 89° 6.656′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Kentucky, in Hickman County. Click for map. Located in the parking lot for Columbus-Belmont State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus KY 42032, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The History of Columbus, Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle at Belmont, Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker); Anchor and Chain (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Trenches (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Polk's Firepower (about 400 feet away); In Search Of .... (about 400 feet away); The Mississippi River in the Civil War (about 400 feet away); Fourth United States Colored Heavy Artillery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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