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Ashland in Boyd County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Putnam Stadium

 
 
Putnam Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. Putnam Stadium Marker
Inscription. This stadium served the Ashland Public Schools. Built in 1937 for $6,500 as a WPA project, it was dedicated on Thanksgiving Day that same year. The Ashland High School Tomcats record of success includes 11 state championships. In 1944, the Tomcats played under the lights at Putnam Stadium for the first time.
Presented by Representative John Vincent.
 
Erected 2003 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2125.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 27.336′ N, 82° 39′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Kentucky, in Boyd County. Marker is on Stadium Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland KY 41101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ashland (approx. 1.7 miles away); Boyd County War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Civil War Army Base (approx. 3.9 miles away); Judge John M. Elliott
Putnam Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. Putnam Stadium Marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Country Music Highway (approx. 3.9 miles away); County Named, 1860 (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ashland.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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