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Brandenburg in Meade County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Meade County Monument

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Meade County Monument
Inscription.
Meade County
1823

Brandenburg
1825

Brandenburg Ferry operated
1804 – 1966

January 1937
Major flood occurred

April 3, 1974
Series of tornadoes devastated Brandenburg area

Gen. John Hunt Morgan and apprx 3,000 troops of the Confederate States of America crossed the Ohio River on July 8, 1863 to begin the march north.

In memory of the Brandenburg Woman’s Club
1910 – 1985

Meade County Library
Est. 1952

 
Erected by Meade County Library.
 
Location. 38° 0.301′ N, 86° 10.154′ W. Marker is in Brandenburg, Kentucky, in Meade County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Water Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in River Front Park. Marker is in this post office area: Brandenburg KY 40108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan ~~ On To Ohio (here, next to this marker); Early Meade County Leader / Meade County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Flint for the Hunt (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Meade County Monument
line); Underground Railroad Statue (about 600 feet away); A Rest at Otter Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capture of the Alice Dean (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Joe Logsdon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan's Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brandenburg.
 
Categories. DisastersSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Meade County Monument image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
3. Meade County Monument
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
4. Meade County Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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