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

Hart County

Created Jan. 19, 1819 Named for

 

— Capt. Nathaniel G. T. Hart —

 
Hart County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
1. Hart County Marker
Inscription.  

1784 1815
Born 1784, Died 1813. Brought in childhood from Hagerstown, Md. to Lexington, Ky. Successful in both law and mercantile business. In 1812 raised and commanded Lexington Light Infantry; with his company went to Northwest Territory; severely wounded at Battle of Raisin; taken prisoner by British. Promised safe escort home he was betrayed by British officer he had once befriended; brutally murdered by Indian escort.
In grateful appreciation this marker is erected by
The School Children of Hart County
under the auspices of the
National Society United States Daughters of 1812
State of Kentucky
1949

 
Erected 1949 by National Society United States Daughters of 1812. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1784.
 
Location.
Hart County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
2. Hart County Marker
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37° 16.296′ N, 85° 53.413′ W. Marker is in Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is on Dixie Highway / Main Street (U.S. 31W) south of Union Street (State Road 357), on the left when traveling south. Located in front of the Hart County courthouse. 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. A Remarkable Kentucky Family (a few steps from this marker); Hart County, 1819 (a few steps from this marker); Hart County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William Boone's Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Munfordville in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County One-Room Schools (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); William Clark and Family (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Hart County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
3. Hart County Marker
Hart County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
4. Hart County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 609 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 31, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   4. submitted on May 31, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 7, 2022