Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Courthouse and other buildings in Tompkinsville burned by CSA force, April 22, 1863, in reprisal for Federals burning Celina, Tenn. Monroe County records were lost.
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 593.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 42.058′ N, 85° 41.538′ W. Marker is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 100) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in the courthouse lawn on Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monroe County - Tompkinsville (here, next to this marker); Monroe County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Monroe County World War II Memorial Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's First Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Tompkinsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tompkinsville National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tompkinsville.
Additional keywords. Gen. John Hunt Morgan,
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.