Lebanon in Marion County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
July 5, 1863 clerk's office at Lebanon was burned by Morgan to destroy treason indictments against some of his men. All the county records were destroyed.
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 585.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 34.176′ N, 85° 15.187′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is on West Main Street west of South Spalding Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 W Main Street, Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Knott of Lebanon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kobert Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Dr. Ben Spalding on July 5, 1863 First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); The Maxwell House was Set on Fire by Morgan's Troops July 5th, 1863 (about 700 feet away); Eminent Theologian (about 700 feet away); Rosenwald School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Commissary Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
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