A traditional geocache placement near a Kentucky Historical marker.
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N 36° 45.771' W 83° 11.281' (WGS84)
Coordinates in Other Systems
Location: United States > Kentucky
Cache Type: Traditional
Status: Ready for Search
Date Hidden: 07 November 2016
Date Created: 07 November 2016
Last Modified: 23 December 2016
Also Listed On: Geocaching.com
Marker title: Civil War Routes
Marker Number: 570
Location: In Harlan County 4 mi. S. of Cawood on US 421.
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.
|Parking Area||N 36° 45.769'|
W 83° 11.268'
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