Cave City in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Cave City Raid
Erected 1974 by The Kentucky Historical Society and the Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1489.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 8.329′ N, 85° 57.561′ W. Marker is in Cave City, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker is on W. Broadway Street (State Highway 70) near N. 1st Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the railroad tracks. Marker is in this post office area: Cave City KY 42127, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Cave City Raid (here, next to this marker); General Joseph H. Lewis (here, next to this marker); Gen. Joseph H. Lewis (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Charles Moran - USAF (approx. 4 miles away); Unknown Confederate Soldier Monument (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cave City.
Regarding Cave City Raid. The second train was an L&N train travelling from Louisville to Nashville.
Also see . . . History of Cave City. (Submitted on April 30, 2006.)
Additional keywords. Civil War, Confederate States of America
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,493 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 30, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.