Near Dixon in Webster County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Encounter at Burnt Mill
and Providence, Ky., for the Ky Centennial
Erected 1992 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1915.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 28.242′ N, 87° 37.044′ W. Marker is near Dixon, Kentucky, in Webster County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 120 0.1 miles west of Kentucky Route 630, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7999 KY-120, Dixon KY 42409, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kentucky Authors (approx. 5.1 miles away); County Named, 1860 (approx. 5.2 miles away); Webster County Courthouse Partisan Rangers (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hanson (approx. 8.4 miles away); Frontier Justice (approx. 8½ miles away); Sebree Colored School (approx. 10.8 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
Regarding Encounter at Burnt Mill. This was the first shot fired in the Civil War in the State of Kentucky.
Also see . . . Explore Kentucky History on the Encounter at Burnt Mill. (Submitted on September 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.