Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Courthouse and other buildings in Tompkinsville burned by CSA force, April 22, 1863, in reprisal for Federals burning Celina, Tenn. Monroe County records were lost.
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 593.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 22, 1864.
Location. 36° 42.058′ N, 85° 41.538′ W. Marker is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 100) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Located in the courthouse lawn on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monroe County - Tompkinsville (here, next to this marker); Monroe County World War I MemorialMonroe County World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's First Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Tompkinsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tompkinsville National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tompkinsville.
Additional keywords. Gen. John Hunt Morgan,
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.