The Kobert Place
There is a record that the commissioners appointed for the establishment of Marion County from Washington County in 1833 met in this house to work out the details. And one year later Marion became the 84th County of Kentucky. On July 5th, 1863, when Gen. John Hunt Morgan made is 2nd raid on Lebanon, a cannonball hit in the front yard of this old home, after shattering the spire of the old First Presbyterian Church on Water Street across from this home. The house was set on
Presently, Mrs. Eddie Deep is owner of this property and resides there.
Erected by The City of Lebanon.
Location. 37° 34.217′ N, 85° 15.25′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Martin Luther King Avenue and Kobert Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Martin Luther King Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Dr. Ben Spalding on July 5, 1863 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Courthouse Burned (about 400 feet away); The Maxwell House was Set on Fire by Morgan's Troops July 5th, 1863 (about 500 feet away); Eminent Theologian (about 500 feet away); Knott of Lebanon (about 500 feet away); The Commissary Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Commissary Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 123 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.