“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bighill, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Madison County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Madison County, KY (89) Clark County, KY (52) Estill County, KY (13) Fayette County, KY (267) Garrard County, KY (21) Jackson County, KY (2) Jessamine County, KY (28) Rockcastle County, KY (12)  MadisonCounty(89) Madison County (89)  ClarkCounty(52) Clark County (52)  EstillCounty(13) Estill County (13)  FayetteCounty(267) Fayette County (267)  GarrardCounty(21) Garrard County (21)  JacksonCounty(2) Jackson County (2)  JessamineCounty(28) Jessamine County (28)  RockcastleCounty(12) Rockcastle County (12)
Richmond is the county seat for Madison County
Bighill is in Madison County
      Madison County (89)  
      Clark County (52)  
      Estill County (13)  
      Fayette County (267)  
      Garrard County (21)  
      Jackson County (2)  
      Jessamine County (28)  
      Rockcastle County (12)  
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1Kentucky (Madison County), Bighill — 514 — Civil War Action
Aug. 23, 1862. Col. Scott's La. Cavalry, of Gen. Kirby Smith's invading army from Tenn., routed Col. Metcalfe and Union troops. Approaching Richond as USA army arrived, Scott went back to Camp Wildcat, then joined Smith in Richmond victory, Aug. 30, . . . Map (db m15686) HM
2Kentucky (Madison County), Bighill — Confederate CemeteryBattle of Richmond Tour Station
Until 1972 these graves were marked with only small rough field stones which are still in place along with the newer Veterans Administration markers. Research by Dr. John B. Floyd, Jr., revealed the names of the soldiers buried here. Since it is not . . . Map (db m30987) HM
3Kentucky (Madison County), Bighill — 1905 — Merritt Jones / Wayside Tavern / Jones Tavern / CSA Cemetery
(Front): A log tavern down this lane was by 1830s an overnight stop on the Old State Road from Cumberland Gap to Lexington. The older half of building dates back to ca. 1800. During Civil War, Jones Tavern was alternately held by Confederate . . . Map (db m30986) HM
4Kentucky (Madison County), Bighill — Site of Starns' Defeat
Side A Shortly after Daniel Boone and his party chopped out a trail to the Kentucky River in 1775, members of the Starns family came to Boonsborough from Southwest Virginia, made land entries and helped build the fort. Frederick Starn, Sr. . . . Map (db m30628) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022