Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Munfordville in the Civil War
The remnants of that time are still visible on the landscape - the railroad bridge still spans Green River on it original pilings. Antebellum architecture still stands in the form of the George Wood House, the Robert and Richard Munford Homes, the F.A. Smith House, the Munfordville Presbyterian Church, the old Village School, and the
But the most enduring echo of Munfordville's war years is the faces of it people, many of whom are descended from those who endured the struggle that shaped America. Their eyes reflect a community one strengthened by adversity, and now looking toward the future.
Battle of Rowlett's Station, December 17, 1861
Battle and Siege of Munfordville, September 14-17, 1862
Skirmish of Woodsonville, September 20-21, 1862
Erected by City of Munfordville in cooperation with Battle fo the Bridge Historic Preserve.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 14, 1950.
Location. 37° 16.293′ N, 85° 53.395′ W. Marker is in Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is at the intersection of Dixie Highway / Main Street (U.S. 31W) and South Street, on the left when traveling south on Dixie Highway / Main Street. Located at the southwest corner of the Hart County courthouse lawn. 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. Hart County One-Room Schools (a few steps from this A Remarkable Kentucky Family (a few steps from this marker); Hart County (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County, 1819 (within shouting distance of this marker); William Boone's Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Carter-Dowling School / Teachers at "Colored" Elementary Schools of Hart County Circa 1950 (within shouting distance of this marker); Albery Allson Whitman (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,140 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 11, 12. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. 13. submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 14. submitted on January 27, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.