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Paris in Bourbon County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bourbon County World War I Monument

 
 
Bourbon County World War 1 Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 7, 2013
1. Bourbon County World War 1 Monument
Inscription.
This building is dedicated to
the men of Bourbon County
who served their country
during the World War.
1917 – 1918

Sacred to the memory
of those who died for
Liberty, Justice and Peace.

Charles Adair * Joseph H. Holt * Bishop Batterton * William A. Huddleston * John Blythe *
Reuben Brent Hutchcraft, Jr. * Charles G. Butler * Raymond Leslie Link * James B. Cain *
James Mahorney * Miller Casey * James Weaver Neal * Harry H. Chinn * Kelly B. Osborne *
Harry H. Cunningham * Strother Prewitt * Elgin Dalzell * Robert M. Rice * Clemmie Dunnigan *
Luther Carl Shanks * James Fuller * William Vice

Greater love hath no man than this
that a man lay down his life for his
friends

 
Location. 38° 12.769′ N, 84° 15.022′ W. Marker is in Paris, Kentucky, in Bourbon County. Marker is at the intersection of Ardery Place and High Street (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling east on Ardery Place. Touch for map. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted above eye-level, directly on the front (north) side of the Bourbon County Memorial Building, facing Ardery Place. The Bourbon County Courthouse is directly across the street north of this building and marker. Marker is in this post office area: Paris KY 40361, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Bourbon County World War 1 Monument (<i>wide view from High Street; marker on building front</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 7, 2013
2. Bourbon County World War 1 Monument (wide view from High Street; marker on building front)
At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Holmes McGuffey (here, next to this marker); Duncan Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Bourbon County, 1786 (within shouting distance of this marker); John Edwards 1748-1837 / Westwood (within shouting distance of this marker); CSA at Paris, 1862 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eades Tavern (about 300 feet away); Cane Ridge Meeting House (approx. 4˝ miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
More about this marker. Marker is somewhat weathered and difficult to read.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 29 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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