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Williamsburg in Whitley County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Aunt Julia” Marcum

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 17, 2014
1. "Aunt Julia" Marcum Marker
Inscription. Only woman, as a fighter, to receive a U.S. pension; special Act of Congress, 1884. Marcum home in Tenn., a depot for southerners going north to Union Army. She lost eye; badly wounded defending home against marauder; then the family came here. Unionist father killed in action. Her life devoted to patriotic, religious work. Died 1936, age 91, military funeral.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 672.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 44.598′ N, 84° 9.618′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Kentucky, in Whitley County. Marker is on Sycamore Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Whitley County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg KY 40769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1818 (within shouting distance of this marker); Scott's Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Roy Martis Chappell (approx. 0.9 miles away); Civil War in Tennessee (approx.
"Aunt Julia" Marcum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 17, 2014
2. "Aunt Julia" Marcum Marker
11.1 miles away in Tennessee); All Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.1 miles away in Tennessee); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 12 miles away); CCC at Cumberland Falls (approx. 12 miles away); Kiwanis Trail (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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