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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Courthouse a Hospital

 
 
Courthouse a Hospital Marker (Side 1) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Courthouse a Hospital Marker (Side 1)
Inscription. Boyle County's first courthouse erected here, 1842, destroyed by great fire of 1860. This building completed 1862. First occupied by Union forces as hospital after battle of Perryville, October 8, 1862.

On 11th a Union force drove CSA from fairgrounds, thru town, skirmishing all way. CSA armies gathered at Bryantsville, started back to Tenn. on 13th. See over.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 756.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 38.775′ N, 84° 46.41′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 150) and North 4th Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is one of five markers located on the Courthouse Lawn. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 W Main St, Danville KY 40422, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Poet, Lawyer and Soldier / Theodore O'Hara (here, next to this marker); County Named, 1842 (here, next to this marker); John Marshall Harlan / Kentucky's "Great Dissenter"
Courthouse a Hospital Marker (Side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Courthouse a Hospital Marker (Side 2)
(here, next to this marker); First Crop / Hemp in Kentucky (a few steps from this marker); Trinity Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); School for the Deaf (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walker Daniel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ephraim McDowell House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Courthouse a Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. Courthouse a Hospital Marker
Boyle County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
4. Boyle County Courthouse
Boyle County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
5. Boyle County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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