Baker Hill

Baker Hill (HMRAB)

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

N 37° 0.307', W 86° 25.224'

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One of nine hills fortified by CSA making Bowling Green a strong Confederate defense center, 1861. Feb. 14, 1862, day after CSA left the area, USA forces in command of Gen. Ormsby Mitchell bombarded the town from here. It continued until a civilian bearing flag of truce advised Federals CSA had gone. Residence on hilltop used as hospital by USA to end of war.
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HM NumberHMRAB
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1049
Year Placed1967
Placed ByKY Historical Society, KY Dept. of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 551567 N 4095596
Decimal Degrees37.00511667, -86.42040000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.307', W 86° 25.224'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 18.42" N, 86° 25' 13.44" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1427-1727 Old Louisville Rd, Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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