Near Aurora in Trigg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Civil War Sniper
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 881.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 36° 46.708′ N, 88° 4.557′ W. Marker is near Aurora, Kentucky, in Trigg County. Marker is on U.S. 68, on the right when traveling east. Located at a southside pullout on eastbound U.S. Highway 68. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Benton KY 42025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Golden Pond (approx. 2.9 miles away); St. Joseph's ParishJackson Purchase (approx. 3 miles away); Cherokee State Park (approx. 3˝ miles away); Drummer Boy at 7 (approx. 5.4 miles away); Laura Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 5.4 miles away); Inundated Site (approx. 10.3 miles away); Great Western Furnace (approx. 11 miles away in Tennessee).
Also see . . .
1. Jack Hinson: A Civil War Sniper Hell Bent on Revenge. (Submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Jack Hinson. (Submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
3. Stolen, original marker found 20 miles away in Calloway County. (Submitted on April 13, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.