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

Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial

 
 
Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial -1916 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial -1916
Inscription.
Erected to the Memory of
Revolutionary Soldiers
Buried in Henderson County

General Samuel Hopkins
Col. Wynn Dixon Col. Nathaniel Powell
Col. John Cannon Col. William Marshall
Col. Gabriel Green Capt. John Furna Cannon
Maj. John Holloway Isham Sellers
John Martin Edward Davis Bennett
Joel Gibson

 
Erected 1916 by General Samuel Hopkins Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 37° 50.353′ N, 87° 35.543′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 North Main Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (here, next to this marker); A Civil War Action (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Desert Storm Memorial
Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
2. Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial
Located at Henderson County Courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); They Served with Honor for Freedom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henderson County Vietnam Veterans (about 400 feet away); Workers Memorial (about 500 feet away); County Formed, Named (about 500 feet away); Audubon Saw and Grist Mill (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
 
More about this marker. Another plaque, containing more names, is mounted on the opposite side. It was added 16 years later.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Heritage of Henderson County in the Revolutionary War. (Submitted on October 7, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Revolutionary
 
View of backside of memorial at intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
3. View of backside of memorial at intersection.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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