Fairview Cemetery and Confederate Monument

Fairview Cemetery and Confederate Monument Photo

Location:

1209 Fairview Ave.
Bowling Green KY 42103

1209 Fairview Avenue The Confederate Monument, located in Fairview Cemetery’s older section, was dedicated in 1876 before a crowd of 12,000. Several hundred bodies, moved to this site, are believed to be buried in concentric circles around the obelisk carved from local limestone. Outside the cemetery gates, a historical marker identifies Thomas Henry Hines, a Butler County native and Confederate spy who was once known as the most dangerous man of the Confederacy. Return to take a right on 234/Fairview Avenue Take first right into Fairview Cemetery Marker located immediately to right of entrance; parking where available.

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