Dukedom, Kentucky

Dukedom, Kentucky

Dukedom is a small unincorporated community in Graves County, Kentucky, United States, in the western part of the state. The location is coord|36|30|8|N|88|42|54|W|region:US; The elevation is 487 feet above sea level.

The town is notable as the location of the Knob Creek Church of Christ, established in June 1834, the first Restoration Movement congregation to adopt the name Church of Christ.

American Civil War

The town is connected with Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, who served in the American Civil War on the side of the Confederate States of America. A Kentucky highway historical marker in the town reads:

:CSA Gen. N. B. Forrest with main body of cavalry passed this way before and after destructive raid on Paducah, March 25, 1864. Returning, Kentucky regiments, camping near here, given leave to seek food, horses, get recruits, visit families. Not one deserted. News item led Forrest to send men back through here again, April 14, to capture horses missed before. [http://kentucky.gov/kyhs/hmdb/MarkerSearch.aspx?mode=County&county=42]

Notable residents

*David Parnell Motivational speaker


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