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Horse Cave in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lt. Charles Moran - USAF

 
 
Lt. Charles Moran - USAF Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
1. Lt. Charles Moran - USAF Marker
Inscription. Shot down a lead plane of first invading flight of the Korean War, June 27, 1950. Four of enemy's nine fighter planes destroyed. Lt. Moran was killed in action 40 days later, Aug. 7, 1950. Member of the 58th Fighter (AW) Squadron. Born in Horse Cave 1924. Grandson of "Uncle Charlie" Moran, Centre's famous football coach. Lt. Moran is buried in Horse Cave Cemetery.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1207.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 10.783′ N, 85° 54.433′ W. Marker is in Horse Cave, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Dixie St. (U.S. 31W) and State Highway 218, on the right when traveling west on N. Dixie St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Horse Cave KY 42749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unknown Confederate Soldier Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); Bear Wallow (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gen. Joseph H. Lewis (approx. 4 miles away); General Joseph H. Lewis (approx. 4 miles away); Cave City Raid
Lt. Charles Moran - USAF Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deborah Poor, April 5, 2011
2. Lt. Charles Moran - USAF Marker
(approx. 4 miles away); Morgan's Cave City Raid (approx. 4 miles away); Texas Memorial (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Texas Rangers (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Horse Cave.
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Lt. Charles Moran - USAF Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
3. Lt. Charles Moran - USAF Marker
Looking west across the intersection along KY-218 (Main Street/Charlie Moran Highway).
Lt. Charles Moran - USAF Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
4. Lt. Charles Moran - USAF Marker
Looking southwest across the US-31W/KY-218 intersection, along US-31W (Dixie Highway).
Charlie B Moran, II, Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
5. Charlie B Moran, II, Gravesite
Charlie B Moran II
1st Lt. U.S. Air Force
Apr 17, 1924
Aug 7, 1950
Moran Family Gravesites image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
6. Moran Family Gravesites
Located at Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2011, by Deborah Poor of Fort Wayne, Indiana. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 7, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   2. submitted on April 5, 2011, by Deborah Poor of Fort Wayne, Indiana.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 7, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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