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Cadiz in Trigg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of Burnett Home

 
 
Site of Burnett Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
1. Site of Burnett Home Marker
Inscription.  Henry Cornelius Burnett, 1825-66, represented district, U.S. Congress, 1855-61. Presided at Russellville Convention in Nov., 1861, which formed Ky. provisional government. A member of Confederate Congress from Ky., 1861-65. After dispersal of CSA government from Richmond, sought pardon from Pres. Andrew Johnson. When pardon was received, charges of treason were dropped.
 
Erected 1964 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 764.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1861.
 
Location. 36° 51.609′ N, 87° 50.385′ W. Marker is in Cadiz, Kentucky, in Trigg County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Hamilton Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Main Street, Cadiz KY 42211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1820 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trigg County War Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Trigg County Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Court of Trigg County (approx. 3.2 miles away); Trigg Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6 miles away); Empire Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6.1 miles away); Center Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadiz.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Henry Cornelius Burnett. (Submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Henry Cornelius Burnett (October 25, 1825 – October 1, 1866) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton
2. Henry Cornelius Burnett (October 25, 1825 – October 1, 1866)
Site of Burnett Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
3. Site of Burnett Home
The view south on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
4. The view south on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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