“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Hobson House

Hobson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Riverview at Hobson Grove, circa March 27, 2009
1. Hobson House Marker
Riverview at Hobson Grove
Inscription. Located at the West end of Main St. Home of Col. Atwood G. Hobson, lawyer, banker and Union officer, begun, 1860. During Confederate occupation of Bowling Green, 1862, CSA Gen. Simon B. Buckner saved house at request of his friend, USA General W. E. Hobson, son of owner. Used as munitions depot. After the war, Col. Hobson made this his home until death, 1898.
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1127.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 0.694′ N, 86° 27.59′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Touch for map. At the end of West Main Avenue in Hobson Grove Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 West Main Avenue, Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Joseph's Historic District (approx. one mile away); Louisville & Nashville Railroad Depot (approx. 1˝ miles away); Ernest Hogan (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fort Webb and Civil War Earthworks (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fort Webb (approx. 1˝ miles away); A Civil War Defense Line (approx. 1˝ miles away); Civil War Rifle Trench (approx. 1˝ miles away); Felts Log House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
More about this marker. Riverview at Hobson Grove is now an historic house museum.
Additional keywords. Victorian, Confederacy, oculus, history, Riverview, Bowling Green, Kentucky, museum, Italianate, cupola
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2011, by Riverview at Hobson Grove of Bowling Green, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 4, 2011, by Riverview at Hobson Grove of Bowling Green, Kentucky. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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