Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Morgan's First Raid
Erected 1952 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 524.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 9, 1898.
Location. 36° 41.94′ N, 85° 41.259′ W. Marker is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in Monroe County. Marker is on East 4th Street (State Highway 163), on the left when traveling south. Marker is at the entrance to the Tompkinsville Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Tompkinsville (here, next to this marker); Monroe County - Tompkinsville Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monroe County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monroe County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tompkinsville National Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom Monument (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tompkinsville.
Regarding Morgan's First Raid. This is stop #7 of the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail (Morgan's First Raid) driving tour. "Battle of Tompkinsville"
Also see . . . John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail - Morgan's First Raid. Trails-R-Us entry (Submitted on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky.)
Additional keywords. General John Hunt Morgan, Major Thomas Jefferson Jordan
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 732 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. Photo 1. submitted on January 1, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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