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Edmonton in Metcalfe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Henry Newman

 
 
William Henry Newman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. William Henry Newman Marker
Inscription. "One of the foremost railroad managers in the country." He was an associate of the great railroad builders. President of New York Central R.R., 1901-09, successor to Cornelius Vanderbilt. He merged 14 lines into New York Central System; planned Twentieth Century Lmtd. and Grand Central Terminal. Born in Metcalfe County, 1848. Died in New York City, 1918.
 
Erected 1969 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1257.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 58.771′ N, 85° 36.721′ W. Marker is in Edmonton, Kentucky, in Metcalfe County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Kentucky Route 163) and East Stockton Street (Kentucky Route 496), on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Stockton Street, Edmonton KY 42129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1860 (here, next to this marker); Metcalfe County War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Founder of Edmonton (a
Area of marker on left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Area of marker on left.
few steps from this marker); Civil War Skirmish (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rev. Robert Stockton (approx. 2.5 miles away); Dripping Springs (approx. 6.9 miles away); Discovery of Sulphur Well / Beula Villa Hotel (approx. 8.5 miles away); Civil War Camp at Marrowbone (approx. 11.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Edmonton.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsRailroads & Streetcars
 
View of markers looking north on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. View of markers looking north on Main Street.
View of markers on corner of Courthouse lawn. image. Click for full size.
By Google Street view
4. View of markers on corner of Courthouse lawn.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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