Columbus in Hickman County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
“Gibraltar of the West”
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 528.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 45.946′ N, 89° 6.656′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Kentucky, in Hickman County. Touch for map. Located in the parking lot for Columbus-Belmont State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus KY 42032, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The History of Columbus, Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle at Belmont, Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker); Anchor and Chain (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Trenches (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Polk's Firepower (about 400 feet away); In Search Of .... (about 400 feet away); The Mississippi River in the Civil War (about 400 feet away); Fourth United States Colored Heavy Artillery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,239 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.