“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

“Old Judge Priest”

"Old Judge Priest" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. "Old Judge Priest" Marker
Inscription. Here for six years presided William Sutton Bishop, the famed Judge Priest of Irvin S. Cobb's stories. Judge Bishop, 1839~1902, was First District Circuit Court Judge from 1891 to 1897. Served in 7th Ky. Conf. Inf. "This was a man." Paducah Bar Assn.
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 839.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 4.992′ N, 88° 35.988′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on Washington Street just east of 7th Street. Touch for map. 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 (here, next to this marker); Visitors Coming to Paducah (a few steps from this marker); McCracken County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Proudly Dedicated to the Kentuckians (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tilghman House (about 600 feet away); Tilghman Home (about 600 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away); Dolly McNutt Plaza (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 313 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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