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West Point in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Duffield

1861 - 1865

 
 
Fort Duffield 1861 - 1865 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 12, 2019
1. Fort Duffield 1861 - 1865 Marker
Inscription.  In memory of our Civil War dead
 
Erected 1993.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 59.552′ N, 85° 56.857′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Memorial can be reached from Honeysuckle Lane half a mile south of Salt River Drive. Marker is located in Fort Duffield Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point KY 40177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Replica of Earthen Wall Cannon Emplacement (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisville, Henderson & St. Louis Bridge (about 600 feet away); Civil War Fort Duffield (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Duffield (approx. ¼ mile away); Redoubt (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. Fort Duffield (approx. ¼ mile away); Stuckey Gun (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Fort (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. After hiking up the hill towards the entrance of the fort, go left and up the hill to the cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Civil War Fort Duffield. Friends of Fort Duffield (Submitted on February 6, 2021.)
Fort Duffield Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 12, 2019
2. Fort Duffield Memorial Cemetery
Also known as the Michigan Cemetery.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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