Grayson in Carter County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
A Masterful Retreat
Confederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 642.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky - Confederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 38° 19.884′ N, 82° 56.55′ W. Marker is in Grayson, Kentucky, in Carter County. Marker is on East Main Street (US 60). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grayson KY 41143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eastern Kentucky Railway (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Named, 1838 (approx. half a mile away); William Jason FieldsCivil War Reunion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Savage Furnace (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pactolus Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Eastern Kentucky Railway (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named A Masterful Retreat (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grayson.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.