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Near Crofton in Christian County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Col. Vego E. Barnes

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 30, 2021
1. Col. Vego E. Barnes Marker
Inscription.  
Near this spot
Col. Vego E. Barnes
was born April 4, 1889
Soldier and statesman
W. W. I W. W. 2
1st commissioner
Ky. Department Economic Security
50 years service for
county, state and fed. government

 
Erected 1959 by Friends of Col. Vego E. Barnes.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 37° 0.28′ N, 87° 22.098′ W. Marker is near Crofton, Kentucky, in Christian County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Greenville Road (Kentucky Route 189) and Crofton-Fruit Hill Road (Kentucky Route 800), on the right when traveling south on North Greenville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7956 Crofton-Fruit Hill Road, Crofton KY 42217, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 10.4 miles away); Round Table Literary Park (approx. 10.6 miles away); Famous Prophet
Col. Vego E. Barnes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 30, 2021
2. Col. Vego E. Barnes Marker
(approx. 10.9 miles away); Union General's Grave (approx. 10.9 miles away); Hdqrs. CSA Commander / 101 CSA Unknown (approx. 11 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 11.6 miles away); County Named, 1797 (approx. 11.6 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Col. Vego E. Barnes. Mr. Barnes died in 1962.
 
Also see . . .  Vego E. Barnes. From "Christian County Biographies" on Western KY History and Genealogy website. (Submitted on January 31, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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