Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Dawn of the Atomic Age
This mural commemorates the dedication of thousands who worked for better plants a stronger community and a higher quality of life.
Location. 37° 5.229′ N, 88° 35.607′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of South Water Street and Kentucky Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Water Street. Touch for map. Located in front of the train. 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. The "A" Boom in Paducah (here, next to this marker); Welcome to the Atomic City (here, next to this marker); Iron Horse Memorial Bicentennial of Paducah (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pilothouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Marine Royalty "Red Coats" (within shouting distance of this marker); Christening the Towboat Eleanor (within shouting distance of this marker); Wheel Repair (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
Also see . . . The Paducah Wall to Wall Floodwall Mural Project. Renowned artist Robert Dafford and his team of muralists capture Paducah’s rich history in paintings on the city’s floodwall overlooking the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. (Submitted on October 25, 2011.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • War, Cold •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 459 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.