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

Courthouse Burned

 
 
Courthouse Burned Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Courthouse Burned Marker
Inscription. Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during the Civil War, nineteen in the last fifteen months: twelve by Confederates, eight by guerrillas, two be Union accident. See map on reverse side.

July 5, 1863 clerk's office at Lebanon was burned by Morgan to destroy treason indictments against some of his men. All the county records were destroyed.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 585.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 34.176′ N, 85° 15.187′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is on West Main Street west of South Spalding Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 W Main Street, Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Knott of Lebanon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kobert Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Dr. Ben Spalding on July 5, 1863 (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church
Courthouse Burned Marker (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Courthouse Burned Marker (Reverse)
(about 600 feet away); The Maxwell House was Set on Fire by Morgan's Troops July 5th, 1863 (about 700 feet away); Eminent Theologian (about 700 feet away); Rosenwald School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Commissary Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Courthouse Burned Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
3. Courthouse Burned Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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