1860-1864Confederate guerillas raid an L&N freight train on an April morning in 1864. Nearby is Octagon Hall, an 8-sided brick home built by slaves. Both Rebel and Union troops camped on the grounds. The cupola was used by spies.
|Placed By||The Kentucky Department of Highways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 539545 N 4058095|
|Decimal Degrees||36.66765000, -86.55746667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 40.059', W 86° 33.448'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 40' 3.54" N, 86° 33' 26.88" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4007-4099 US-31W, Franklin KY 42134, US|
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