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Historical Markers in Brownsville, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Edmonson County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Edmonson County, KY (20) Barren County, KY (40) Butler County, KY (13) Grayson County, KY (10) Hart County, KY (56) Warren County, KY (100)  EdmonsonCounty(20) Edmonson County (20)  BarrenCounty(40) Barren County (40)  ButlerCounty(13) Butler County (13)  GraysonCounty(10) Grayson County (10)  HartCounty(56) Hart County (56)  WarrenCounty(100) Warren County (100)
Brownsville is the county seat for Edmonson County
Brownsville is in Edmonson County
      Edmonson County (20)  
ADJACENT TO EDMONSON COUNTY
      Barren County (40)  
      Butler County (13)  
      Grayson County (10)  
      Hart County (56)  
      Warren County (100)  
 
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1Kentucky (Edmonson County), Brownsville — 607 — Civil War Skirmish
Brig. Gen. T. C. Hindman's force, reconnoitering to protect Bowling Green portion of CSA defense line, approached Brownsville on Nov. 20, 1861. They skirmished here with the Union cavalry Col. James S. Jackson, posted at Leitchfield. The Union loss . . . Map (db m171802) HM
2Kentucky (Edmonson County), Brownsville — 797 — County Named, 1825
For Capt. John Edmonson, b. 1764, Va. In War of Revolution a private in company led by father. Battle of King's Mountain, 1782. Came to Ky., 1790. In War of 1812, raised rifle company in Fayette County. Killed at Battle of River Raisin, Jan. 22, . . . Map (db m170838) HM
3Kentucky (Edmonson County), Brownsville — Historic Entrance
This is the only natural entrance to Mammoth Cave. Over 2,000 years ago Indians used this opening for shelter, for burials, and as an avenue to farther reaches of the cave. According to legend, the entrance was "discovered” in 1799 . . . Map (db m171793) HM
4Kentucky (Edmonson County), Brownsville — 910 — Marvel Mills Logan
U. S. Senator from Kentucky, March 1931 until his death Oct. 1939. Born, 1875, on this farm, attended Brownsville schools. Admitted to bar, 1896, practiced here. State Attorney General, 1916-17. Judge Ky. Court of Appeals, 1927-1930. Grand Sire of . . . Map (db m171807) HM
5Kentucky (Edmonson County), Brownsville — The Mammoth Cave Railroad
During the first 50 years of Mammoth Cave tourism, much of Kentucky was considered the American West. The road leading to Mammoth Cave was sometimes as rugged as the primitive trails within it. In 1859, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was . . . Map (db m79295) HM
 
 
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022