Historical marker #1950 in McLean County commemorates the life of Charles Hansford, a veteran of the Revolutionary War. Around 1730, Charles Hansford’s grandfather immigrated to America and settled in King George County, Virginia. In 1759,…

Historical marker #1812 in McLean County celebrates the life of William Worthington. On May 7, 1761, Worthington was born in Frederick County, Virginia. He married Mary (Meason) Worthington. In 1784, the couple moved from Virginia to Kentucky.…

Historical Marker #1123 in McLean County details the early history and naming of the county and the county’s seat of Calhoun. In 1854, Kentucky established McLean County by combining parts of Daviess, Muhlenberg, and Ohio counties. This county…

Historical marker #892 in McLean County commemorates uniqueness of the Livermore Bridge. The Livermore Bridge does not contain a distinctive architectural structure or a one of a kind design. However, the bridge is like no other bridge in the…

Historical marker #830 in McLean County commemorates the Union camp site of the 35th Kentucky Infantry. On September 26, 1863, the 35th Kentucky (Union) Infantry was organized at Owensboro, Kentucky. Although the regiment was mounted, it was never…

Historic marker #665 in McLean County relates the reconnaissance mission Confederate Colonel Nathan B. Forrest led into the area. In the fall of 1861, Federal troops, led by Brigadier General Thomas L. Crittenden, took position in Calhoun. The…

Historical marker #664 in McLean County commemorates the life and death of James Bethel Gresham, one of the first Americans killed in action during World War I. Gresham was born in McLean County on August 23, 1893. The family lived there until…

Historical marker #523 in McLean County recounts the surprise attack by Confederate forces on Union troops near Sacramento, Kentucky. The Battle of Sacramento was Confederate Colonel (later general) Nathan Bedford Forrest’s first significant…