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

Home of Thomas Hines

 
 
Home of Thomas Hines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
1. Home of Thomas Hines Marker
Inscription. Capt. Thomas Henry Hines enlisted in the Confederate Army, 1861. With Brig. Gen. John H. Morgan, 1862-63. Captured, July '63, in Ohio with Morgan. Led escape from Federal prison, Nov. '63. Leader of northwest conspiracy '64. Termed most dangerous man of Confederacy. Ky. Court of Appeals, 1878-98. Born Butler Co., 1838; lived here, Buried Fairview Cemetery, 1898.
 
Erected 1964 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 769.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.438′ N, 86° 25.25′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on Fairview Avenue (Kentucky Route 234) 0.1 miles east of Riverwood Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1209 Fairview Avenue, Bowling Green KY 42103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shake Rag (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ora Porter (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort C. F. Smith
Fairview Cemetery entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
2. Fairview Cemetery entrance.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); The Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bowling Green & Warren County (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Barren River (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lillian H. South (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Thomas Hines. (Submitted on May 16, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. The Confederacy's Special Agent by Richard Solensky. (Submitted on May 16, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
View of marker looking west on Fairview Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
3. View of marker looking west on Fairview Avenue.
Thomas Hines image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Thomas Hines
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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