Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Dept. of Highways. (Marker Number 1290.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 0.018′ N, 85° 55.631′ W. Marker is in Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker is at the intersection of N.L. Rodgers Wells Boulevard (Bypass U.S. 31-E) and Cross Street, on the right when traveling north on N.L. Rodgers Wells Boulevard. Fort is located adjacent to Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glasgow KY 42141, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Joseph H. Lewis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Attack on Fort Williams Defending Glasgow (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Williams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Glasgow Municipal Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Billy Vaughn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Barren County World War I Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nettie B.C. Depp (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
Also see . . . Fort Williams History. City web page for the fort, with photos of other markers on site and the reconstructed fort. (Submitted on January 18, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 1,093 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. 2. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 3, 4. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. 5. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 6, 7. submitted on July 30, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.