College Hill

College Hill (HMQIJ)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42101 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.414', W 86° 26.274'

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Now known as Reservoir Hill, one of nine key fortifications of CSA defense during 1861 Civil War occupation of Bowling Green. Felled trees with sharpened ends were placed as cavalry barriers. Stones from a college building under construction went into the fortifications. The Bowling Green system was manned by approximately 4,000 Confederates.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1051
Year Placed1967
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 550020 N 4093936
Decimal Degrees36.99023333, -86.43790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.414', W 86° 26.274'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 24.84" N, 86° 26' 16.44" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-799 E Main Ave, Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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