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Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Glen Lily

 
 
Glen Lily Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
1. Glen Lily Marker
Inscription.  Built 1819-22 by Colonel Aylette Hartswell Buckner. Birthplace of his son, General Simon Bolivar Buckner (1823-1914), Confederate States Army Commander, Governor of Kentucky, 1887-1891, nominee for Vice-Presidency, 1896.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 155.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 16.31′ N, 85° 53.445′ W. Marker is in Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is at the intersection of Dixie Highway / Main Street (U.S. 31W) and Union Street (State Highway 357), on the left when traveling south on Dixie Highway / Main Street. Located at the southwest corner of the Hart County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Clay Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (here, next to this marker); William Boone's Grave
Glen Lily Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
2. Glen Lily Marker
Marker is right across the street near the Main Street sign.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County, 1819 (within shouting distance of this marker); Church-Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); William Clark and Family (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hart County (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); A Remarkable Kentucky Family (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
 
<i>VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST - Glen Lily, Munfordville, Hart County, KY</i> image. Click for full size.
By Lester Jones, August 22, 1940
3. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST - Glen Lily, Munfordville, Hart County, KY
Image courtesy of the Historic American Buildings Survey.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,445 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   3. submitted on September 9, 2015. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 28, 2020