Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Bowling Green - Warren County
— 1797 ~ 1997 —
To be opened March 7, 2098 by the governments of Bowling Green & Warren County.
Warren County, the 24th county formed in Kentucky, was established in 1797 and named in honor of Dr. Joseph Warren, a hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Bowling Green, the county seat was founded in 1798 on 40 acres donated by Robert Moore. The city was likely named in honor of Bowling Green Square in New York City, where patriots pulled down and converted to bullets a statue of King George III.
Location. 36° 59.574′ N, 86° 26.572′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of East 10th Avenue and College Street, on the left when traveling north on East 10th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warren County / Portage Railroad (a few steps from this marker); Bowling Green (a few steps from this marker); Warren County's Chief USA Civil War Officers / Warren County Awards Warren County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); James T. Morehead, (1797-1854) (within shouting distance of this marker); Long Hunters (within shouting distance of this marker); Covington Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gerard Hotel (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 13, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.