Lexington in Scott County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Town Creek Encampment
John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail
Morgan's main column proceeded north toward Hinesville (present-day Blocher), and then moved into Jefferson County. Union General Edward Hobson's men spent the night of the 11th on these same grounds.
Erected by Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D. (Marker Number 13.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Indiana series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 10, 1863.
Location. 38° 39.549′ N, 85° 37.714′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Indiana, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherry Street (State Road 203) and English Drive, on the left when traveling north on Cherry Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington IN 47138, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this Site of William Hayden English Home (here, next to this marker); A Night in a Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Lexington First County Seat (approx. half a mile away); Morgan's Raid (approx. half a mile away); Site of Western Eagle (approx. half a mile away); John Kimberlin Farm (approx. 3½ miles away); Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant (approx. 3.7 miles away); Harvey Washington Wiley, M.D. (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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