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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cadiz, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Trigg 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 Trigg County, KY (28) Caldwell County, KY (19) Calloway County, KY (22) Christian County, KY (30) Lyon County, KY (21) Marshall County, KY (14) Stewart County, TN (89)  TriggCounty(28) Trigg County (28)  CaldwellCounty(19) Caldwell County (19)  CallowayCounty(22) Calloway County (22)  ChristianCounty(30) Christian County (30)  LyonCounty(21) Lyon County (21)  MarshallCounty(14) Marshall County (14)  StewartCountyTennessee(89) Stewart County (89)
Cadiz is the county seat for Trigg County
Cadiz is in Trigg County
      Trigg County (28)  
ADJACENT TO TRIGG COUNTY
      Caldwell County (19)  
      Calloway County (22)  
      Christian County (30)  
      Lyon County (21)  
      Marshall County (14)  
      Stewart County, Tennessee (89)  
 
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1Kentucky (Trigg County), Cadiz — 1159 — County Named, 1820
For Col. Stephen Trigg, Virginian. Came to Ky. as member of Court of Land Commissioners, 1779. Settled Trigg's Station near Harrodsburg, 1780. In Va. Legislature was active in establishing town of Louisville, 1780. Justice of Peace, on first Lincoln . . . Map (db m123641) HM
2Kentucky (Trigg County), Cadiz — 578 — Courthouse Burned
Gen. Hylan B. Lyon with 800 men invaded Ky., Dec. 1864, to enforce CSA draft law and divert USA from Nashville. In 23 days he burned seven courthouses used by Union forces. See map on reverse side. Lyon came to Cadiz, December 13. US . . . Map (db m123268) HM
3Kentucky (Trigg County), Cadiz — 1838 — First Court of Trigg County
On May 15, 1820, justices of the peace, commissioned for the newly formed Trigg County, met at the log home of Samuel Orr, in the vicinity of this well, in town of Warrington. Composing the court were: Samuel Orr, Abraham Boyd, Ferdinand Wadlington, . . . Map (db m123644) HM
4Kentucky (Trigg County), Cadiz — 764 — Site of Burnett Home
Henry Cornelius Burnett, 1825-66, represented district, U.S. Congress, 1855-61. Presided at Russellville Convention in Nov., 1861, which formed Ky. provisional government. A member of Confederate Congress from Ky., 1861-65. After dispersal of CSA . . . Map (db m123642) HM
5Kentucky (Trigg County), Cadiz — 1367 — Stacker Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky
Stacker Furnace Also called Olive Landing and Line Island, was built here by William Ewing and French Rayburn in 1845-46, and was afterward owned by Samuel Stacker. It had a steam-powered air blast. Using ore from deposits nearby and locally . . . Map (db m179496) HM
6Kentucky (Trigg County), Cadiz — Trigg County Confederate Memorial
(Top arch) 1861 Confederate 1865 (Base) In memory of the Confederate soldiers of Trigg CountyMap (db m169104) WM
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7Kentucky (Trigg County), Cadiz — Trigg County War Memorial
Honor Roll In memory of those Trigg Countians who made the supreme sacrifice World War I Joe F. Ahart • John J. Blakely • George Brison • Andrew J. Burnett • ★ Arthur Carpenter • West Harris Crump • Willie Cunningham • . . . Map (db m169103) WM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022