“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Bonnieville, Kentucky Historical Markers

An Indian Ambush Marker image, Touch for more information
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
An Indian Ambush Marker
Kentucky (Hart County), Bonnieville — 1299 — An Indian Ambush
In 1788, William Smuthers, Gilbert LeClerc and his wife, pioneers, were on their way to settle the land they bought, which later became the site of Munfordville. The men were killed by Indians, about 4 mi. SE of here. The deed taken as part of the . . . — Map (db m39936) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Bonnieville — 530 — Bacon Creek Bridge
The L & N R.R. bridge near here, a main USA supply line between Louisville and Bowling Green, was destroyed by Confederate troops in late 1861. Before repairs were complete, Morgan's Raiders burned it Dec. 5, 1861. This act brought Morgan's daring . . . — Map (db m38507) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Bonnieville — Bacon Creek Trestle
The unlucky L&N Railroad trestle over Bacon Creek received harsh treatment at the hands of Confederate raider John Hunt Morgan not once, but twice during the Civil War. The first destruction, in August 1861, was the first of many attacks Morgan . . . — Map (db m39938) HM

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