Near New Concord in Calloway County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 147.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 36° 31.475′ N, 88° 7.156′ W. Marker is near New Concord, Kentucky, in Calloway County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 121 and Cypress Trail, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 121. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Concord KY 42076, 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. Gerard Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Henry (approx. 5.4 miles away in Tennessee); Site of Fort Henry Naval Warfare (approx. 6.2 miles away in Tennessee); Forrest at Paris Landing (approx. 6.2 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 7˝ miles away in Tennessee); Advance On Fort Donelson (approx. 9.7 miles away in Tennessee); Great Western Furnace (approx. 11.3 miles away in Tennessee).
Also see . . . Forts Heiman, Henry, and Donelson. Article from Civil War Preservation Trust. (Submitted on November 14, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,713 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.