“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 Cave City, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Barren 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> Barren County, KY (40) Allen County, KY (17) Edmonson County, KY (31) Hart County, KY (66) Metcalfe County, KY (12) Monroe County, KY (36) Warren County, KY (101)  BarrenCounty(40) Barren County (40)  AllenCounty(17) Allen County (17)  EdmonsonCounty(31) Edmonson County (31)  HartCounty(66) Hart County (66)  MetcalfeCounty(12) Metcalfe County (12)  MonroeCounty(36) Monroe County (36)  WarrenCounty(101) Warren County (101)
Glasgow is the county seat for Barren County
Cave City is in Barren County
      Barren County (40)  
      Allen County (17)  
      Edmonson County (31)  
      Hart County (66)  
      Metcalfe County (12)  
      Monroe County (36)  
      Warren County (101)  
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1 Kentucky, Barren County, Cave City — 1489 — Cave City Raid
CSA General John Hunt Morgan and a company of troops arrived here, May 11, 1862. They seized a train reported to be carrying some of Morgan's men captured at Lebanon, Tenn. Instead, it carried railroad employees whom he released. Morgan burned the . . . Map (db m321) HM
2 Kentucky, Barren County, Cave City — 1317 — Gen. Joseph H. Lewis1824 - 1904
Confederate Brigadier General, commanded famous “Orphan Brigade” in Civil War. In 1861 he conducted recruiting and training camp here. State legislature, 1850-54, 69-70. US Congress, 1870-73. Member of Kentucky Court of Appeals for 24 years, . . . Map (db m96727) HM
3 Kentucky, Barren County, Cave City — General Joseph H. Lewis
General Joseph H. Lewis, commander of the famous Orphan Brigade, established, at the outbreak of the Civil War, a recruitment and training camp here in Cave City. Here he formed the Confederate 6th Kentucky Infantry Regiment, for which he received a . . . Map (db m130009) HM
4 Kentucky, Barren County, Cave City — 4a — Morgan's Cave City Raid
On May 11, 1862 Col. John Hunt Morgan and his advance guard seized the Cave City depot and captured the next train that stopped. Morgan's entire command arrived shortly thereafter. Morgan's troops proceeded to destroy the train; four passenger . . . Map (db m322) HM
5 Kentucky, Edmonson County, Cave City — 1385 — Sand Cave
Floyd Collins was first to explore Sand Cave. Fallen rock trapped him in narrow passage 150 ft. from entrance, Jan. 30, 1925. Rescuers reached him with food and heat for short time. Aid cut off by shifting earth closing passage. Engineers sank . . . Map (db m319) HM
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May. 24, 2024