Fort Webb

Fort Webb (HMQCI)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42101 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 0.723', W 86° 25.958'

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Constructed by CSA during early days of Civil War. One of numerous fortifications in Bowling Green area used by CSA and Union forces. Located at head of navigation on Barren and Green River systems, Bowling Green became an important stronghold with two railroads to Memphis and Nashville. Threats from Union forces caused CSA to abandon town on February 14, 1862. Over.

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Civil War Fortifications of Bowling Green
(A map showing fortifications)
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HM NumberHMQCI
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1458
Year Placed1972
Placed ByKY Historical Society & KY Dept. of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 550474 N 4096359
Decimal Degrees37.01205000, -86.43263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.723', W 86° 25.958'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 43.38" N, 86° 25' 57.48" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 190-832 Fort Webb Dr, Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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