Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Created Jan. 19, 1819 Named for
—Capt. Nathaniel G. T. Hart —
Born 1784, Died 1813. Brought in childhood from Hagerstown, Md. to Lexington, Ky. Successful in both law and mercantile business. In 1812 raised and commanded Lexington Light Infantry; with his company went to Northwest Territory; severely wounded at Battle of Raisin; taken prisoner by British. Promised safe escort home he was betrayed by British officer he had once befriended; brutally murdered by Indian escort.
In grateful appreciation this marker is erected by
The School Children of Hart County
under the auspices of the
National Society United States Daughters of 1812
State of Kentucky
Erected 1949 by National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
Location. 37° 16.296′ N, 85° 53.413′ W. Marker is in Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is on Dixie Highway / Main Street (U.S. 31W) south of Union Street (State Road 357), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of the Hart County courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within A Remarkable Kentucky Family (a few steps from this marker); Hart County, 1819 (a few steps from this marker); Hart County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William Boone's Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Munfordville in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Lily (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); William Clark and Family (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 512 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.