By Admin, BuyLocalBG.com, BuyLocalBg@gmail.com/
Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 1:00 PM CST
Thanks to Bowling Green Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for the heads up on this great event. This special exhibit on loan from the National Money Museum in Denver, CO will be on display now until April 30th. This exhibit can be viewed with regular museum admission which also houses Civil War exhibits on “Lincoln Funeral Train”, “Kentucky Battles of the Civil War”, “Civil War Photos of Matthew Brady”, “The Great Locomotive Chase”, “Civil War in Bowling Green”, and “The General” locomotive replica from the Southern Museum of Locomotive and Civil War History in Kennesaw, GA.
Also check out the Civil War Trail (website link for trail) via the Convention and Visitors Bureau or Kentucky Museumon WKU’s Campus.
Past Civil War 150:
Part 1: Mt. Moriah Cemetery, resting place of “African American Union Soldiers.”
Part 2: The Confederate Graveyard and Monument of Bowling Green. Also, the Most Dangerous Confederate.
Part 3: “Defending the L&N Railroad Wayside Exhibit.”
Part 4: “Mt. Ayr & Fort Underwood”
Part 5: “Baker Hill and Downtown Bowling Green”
Part 6: “Confederate Defense Line and Rifle Trench.”
Part 7: “Fort C.F. Smith and College Hill.”
Part 8: “Fort Webb Park”
Part 9: “Hines Boatlanding and Civil War Hospital Exhibit.”
Part 10: “Bowling Green Courthouse displaying Confederate Medal of Honors and Federal Army Officers.”
Part 11: “Jonesville.”
Part 12: “Bowling Green’s Official Sesquicentennial Event.”
Part 13: “Henry Grider, Veteran of 1812, Whig, Unionist Congressman, Abolitionist and the 14th Amendment.”
Part 14: “Fort Lytle or Fort Albert Sydney Johnston.”
Part 15: “Kentucky Museum.”
Part 16: “L&N Railroad, ‘Civil War and the Railroad’ exhibit.”
Part 17: “The Presbyterian Church on State Street. Former School and Civil War Hospital.”
Also, there is a much better trail tour (we love this so much), check out the Civil War Trail (website link for trail) via the Convention and Visitors Bureau or Kentucky Museumon WKU’s Campus.