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

Hart County, 1819

 
 
Hart County, 1819 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
1. Hart County, 1819 Marker
Inscription.  The 61st formed in Kentucky, from parts of Hardin, Barren counties. Home of the Buckners. Simon Bolivar Buckner, graduate of West Point, captain in Mexican War, CSA general in the Civil War, governor of Kentucky, 1887-91, candidate for US Vice-President, 1896. Son S.B. Buckner, Jr., commanding general 10th US Army, killed Okinawa, 1945. Both buried Frankfort, Ky. Cemetery.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1236.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 37° 16.302′ N, 85° 53.421′ 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.
Hart County, 1819 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
2. Hart County, 1819 Marker
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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. William Boone's Grave (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Hart County (a few steps from this marker); Hart County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); A Remarkable Kentucky Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); Munfordville in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); William Clark and Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County One-Room Schools (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Hart County, 1819 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
3. Hart County, 1819 Marker
Hart County, 1819 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
4. Hart County, 1819 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 643 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 31, 2021, by Duane 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 Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 26, 2022