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Civil War Routes ~ Cranks, Kentucky - OU0A3B

 A traditional geocache placement near a Kentucky Historical marker.

Hidden by  KnowsOpie

N 36° 45.771' W 83° 11.281' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Kentucky
 Cache Type: Traditional
 Size: Normal
 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 07 November 2016
 Date Created: 07 November 2016
 Last Modified: 23 December 2016
 Waypoint: OU0A3B
 Also Listed On: Geocaching.com

 


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Marker title: Civil War Routes

Marker Number: 570

Location: In Harlan County 4 mi. S. of Cawood on US 421.

Description:

This area important passageway for Union and Confederate forces. USA moved along Poor Fork and CSA along Clover Fork of Cumberland River; each route reflected local sentiment. February 1862 USA forces under Brig. Gen. T. T. Garrard, grandson of Ky.'s second governor, camped here. Later CSA troops under Gen. H. Marshall camped here.

 

About the geocache placement.

The geocache is a camo lock-n-lock container placed near the historical marker on the outside of the cemetery fence under a large boulder.

Logging code is in the top of the container. 

 

Do not attempt this cache after dark. It's in Harlan County, enough said.Wink

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 Symbol   Type   Coordinates  Description
Parking AreaN 36° 45.769'
W 83° 11.268'
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