Historical Marker #2270 in Sebree remembers that town's school for African American students, which was built in 1938. Like many towns in immediate post-Civil War America, Sebree's existence was due to the railroads. Established in 1868, and named…

Historical Marker #1508 in Dixon remembers the birthplace of noted author Cale Young Rice and his educator brother, Laban Lacy Rice. Kentucky has produced many notable authors who have delivered works in different eras and genres. James Lane…

Historical Marker #617 in Providence notes the movements of Colonel Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry as it passed through Webster County in the fall of 1861. The Kentucky legislature's declaration of allegiance to the Union in September 1861…

Historical Marker #1004 in Webster County remembers the brutal statement that was made by posting the head of notorious outlaw Micajah Harpe at a noted crossroads. Harpe's head served as a warning and deterrent for other potential highway robbers…

Historical Marker #1915 in Webster County notes a September 15, 1861, skirmish between local Confederate-sympathizing militia troops and a Union force. Although Kentucky had officially declared armed neutrality in May 1861, by early September…

Historical Marker #783 in Dixon—Webster County's county seat—remembers the nineteenth century political giant, Daniel Webster, the county's namesake. Daniel Webster made up one-third of the so-called "Great Triumvirate," which also included…