Brandenburg in Meade County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Meade County Monument
Brandenburg Ferry operated
1804 – 1966
Major flood occurred
April 3, 1974
Series of tornadoes devastated Brandenburg area
Gen. John Hunt Morgan and apprx 3,000 troops of the Confederate States of America crossed the Ohio River on July 8, 1863 to begin the march north.
In memory of the Brandenburg Woman’s Club
1910 – 1985
Meade County Library
Erected by Meade County Library.
Location. 38° 0.301′ N, 86° 10.154′ W. Marker is in Brandenburg, Kentucky, in Meade County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Water Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in River Front Park. Marker is in this post office area: Brandenburg KY 40108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan ~~ On To Ohio (here, next to this marker); Louisville, Kentucky Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of Early Meade County Leader / Meade County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Flint for the Hunt (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Underground Railroad Statue (about 600 feet away); A Rest at Otter Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capture of the Alice Dean (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Joe Logsdon (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brandenburg.
Categories. • Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 5. submitted on November 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.