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Pewee Valley in Oldham County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Home Cemetery

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
1. Confederate Home Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  "In this plot are buried 313 Confederate soldiers who were residents of the Kentucky Confederate Home.

This home was purchased by the Southern people of the state. Furnished by the Kentucky division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and turned over to the state in 1902. The Commonwealth of Kentucky maintained the home until 1934. The United Daughters of the Confederacy are the guardians of this hallowed spot."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 38° 18.218′ N, 85° 28.594′ W. Marker is in Pewee Valley, Kentucky, in Oldham County. Marker can be reached from Maple Avenue 0.1 miles west of Cross Brook Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 Maple Avenue, Pewee Valley KY 40056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pewee Valley (approx. 0.8 miles away); CSA Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Annie Fellows Johnston (approx. 1.1 miles away); Isaac Hite's Home / Isaac Hite (approx. 3.2 miles away); Berrytown Cemetery
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
2. Confederate Home Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Forest Public School (approx. 3.6 miles away); Berrytown (approx. 3.7 miles away); Richard James Oglesby (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pewee Valley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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