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Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate State Capitol of Kentucky

 
 
Confederate State Capitol of Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 24, 2011
1. Confederate State Capitol of Kentucky Marker
Inscription. Bowling Green named state capitol at the Convention in Russellville November 20, 1861. First Governor, George W. Johnson. Commissioners to the Confederate Congress, William Preston, W.W. Simms and Henry Burnett.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 67.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.323′ N, 86° 27.234′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on College Heights Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located near Kentucky Museum near the Lincoln Statue. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Felts Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); W.L. "Gander" Terry Colonnade (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Hardin Cherry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Odgen College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren County's Chief USA Civil War Officers / Warren County Awards (approx. 0.7 miles away); Warren County / Portage Railroad
Confederate State Capitol of Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 24, 2011
2. Confederate State Capitol of Kentucky Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Long Hunters (approx. 0.7 miles away); James T. Morehead, (1797-1854) (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Lincoln Statue near Confederate State Capitol of Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 24, 2011
3. Lincoln Statue near Confederate State Capitol of Kentucky Marker
This building houses the WKU Library and Kentucky Museum.
Lincoln Statue looking upon the hill at WKU image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 24, 2011
4. Lincoln Statue looking upon the hill at WKU
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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