Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Civil War Occupations
Threatened by Union forces to the west, CSA, who had occupied city five months and fortified hills, planned to evacuate Feb. 14, 1862. Other Federals came from north and bombarded from across the river. CSA set fire to depot and warehouses, as planned, night of 13th. Federals resumed bombardment next day, but ceased and entered city when informed CSA had gone.
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1024.)
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 date for this entry is February 14, 1861.
Location. 36° 59.586′ N, 86° 26.49′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Row and College Street on Park Row. Located in Fountain Square Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gerard Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Covington Building (within shouting The Nahm Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Princess Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Fountain Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Getty Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Turpin Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Morris Jewelry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 698 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. 2. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.