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Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

McCracken County Courthouse

 
 
McCracken County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. McCracken County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. 1825~First courthouse built of logs at Wilmington

1832~County seat moved to Paducah.

1861~First courthouse at this site, then at edge of town.

1943~Present building occupied.

Marker presented by McCracken Co. Civic Beautification Board
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1377.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 4.985′ N, 88° 35.947′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on 6th Street. Click for map. Marker is on walkway into the Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Paducah KY 42003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish American War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); "Old Judge Priest" (within shouting distance of this marker); Visitors Coming to Paducah (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Proudly Dedicated to the Kentuckians (about 300 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Dolly McNutt Plaza

Wilmington County Courthouse (First courthouse) Mural image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
2. Wilmington County Courthouse (First courthouse) Mural
(about 400 feet away); Tilghman Home (about 700 feet away); Tilghman House (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Paducah.
 
More about this marker. Did not get side 2
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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