Magoffin, Beriah, Monument (NRIS 97000676)
Springhill Cemetery. 0.5 mi. SE of jct. of US 127 and KY 1989,
Kentucky. County/parish: Mercer.
1 contributing object.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
July 17, 1997.
Part of Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
Also known as:
- Beriah Magoffin Monument
- The Beriah Magoffin Monument, in Spring Hill Cemetery of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, commemorates Beriah Magoffin, who was governor of Kentucky when the Civil War started. Although sympathetic to secession, he sought to retain neutrality for Kentucky for the conflict, until pro-Union forces compelled him to resign from the governorship. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/97000676