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Burnside in Pulaski County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Burnside

 
 
Burnside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
1. Burnside Marker
Inscription. First named Point Isabel. Settled about 1800 by pioneers from the Carolinas and Virginia. During the Civil War the Union army, in 1863, set up a troop rendezvous and supply base here as a prelude to East Tennessee campaign of Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside. The area became known as Camp Burnside in official dispatches and the name Burnside was retained after war.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 980.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 58.542′ N, 84° 35.869′ W. Marker is in Burnside, Kentucky, in Pulaski County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (U.S. 27) south of West Lakeshore Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in General Burnside State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8801 S Hwy 27, Burnside KY 42519, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Boy Scout Troop (approx. one mile away); Harriette Simpson Arnow (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pulaski County 1799 (approx. 7.9 miles away); Town Spring
Burnside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
2. Burnside Marker
(This plaque is at the base of the Burnside marker) Chandler Island-This park is dedicated for the rest and recreation of the people of Kentucky, the citizens of Burnside, named it in honor of Albert Benjamin Chandler, Governor of the Commonwealth, in 1958.
(approx. 7.9 miles away); Morgan's First Raid (approx. 8.1 miles away); Home of Governor Morrow (approx. 8.3 miles away); Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway (approx. 8.4 miles away); Timmy's Branch (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnside.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Burnside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
3. Burnside Marker
Distant photo of the Burnside Marker and the Chandler plaque.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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