Beriah Magoffin Monument

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529 N. Greenville Street
Harrodsburg KY 40330
Beriah Magoffin, who was governor of Kentucky (1859-62) when the Civil War started, is buried in Spring Hill Cemetery. 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.