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Franklin in Simpson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Duel at Sunrise”

1819-1830

 
 
"Duel at Sunrise" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
1. "Duel at Sunrise" Marker
Inscription.
Two frontier gentlemen fight a duel with pistols at dawn in a forest glade. In the background is a carriage on the Louisville to Nashville Pike at the Sandford Duncan Inn, a popular stagecoach stop of the day.
 
Erected 2013 by the Kentucky Department of Highways.
 
Location. 36° 40.062′ N, 86° 33.449′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson County. Marker is on Steele Road 0.1 miles south of Nashville Road (U.S. 31W), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 81 Steele Road, Franklin KY 42134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "War Clouds" (here, next to this marker); "Frontier Portraits" (a few steps from this marker); "Bringing in the Sheaves" (a few steps from this marker); "High Noon for a New Century" (a few steps from this marker); Captain Thomas F Mantell, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); "Mule Day Afternoon" (a few steps from this marker); "School Days, School Days" (a few steps from this marker); "Drive-Time" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  The Simpson County Murals.
"Duel at Sunrise" Mural image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
2. "Duel at Sunrise" Mural
The mural was painted by local school teacher Carolyn Lanham.
(Submitted on May 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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The Simpson County, Kentucky Murals image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
3. The Simpson County, Kentucky Murals
Wide shot of murals behind Simpson County Tourism Office. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
4. Wide shot of murals behind Simpson County Tourism Office.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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