Morganfield is the site of Abraham Lincoln's only political speech in Kentucky. During the Civil War, there were a number of skirmishes in and around Union County and Morganfield.
The Confederate Monument in Odd Fellows Cemetery commemorates soldiers "Who gave their lives for what they deemed just."
The Civil War Museum in Morganfield is presently closed for renovation. Watch for the reopening date.
CIVIL WAR HISTORICAL MARKERS IN MORGANFIELD:
Lincoln Spoke Here (State Marker 1329, Courthouse lawn, KY 56, Morganfield
Forrest Reconnoitered (State Marker 612, US 60 & 641, Morganfield)
Civil War Action (State Marker 187, Old Caseyville, KY 130, Union Co.)
For additional information:
Back to Region 2 Map
WMTH Corporation, PO Box 51153, Bowling Green, KY 42102