Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Sponsored by Owen Cleaners
This Horse Drinking Fountain was presented to the City of Paducah in 1907 by the National Humane society, founded by Harmon Lee Ensign. Fountains like this were presented to cities throughout the United States. Frederick Tilghman, son of General Lloyd Tilghman and Vice-President of the Society, requested one of the fountains for Paducah. The two-ton fountain, made of polished Maine granite, provided purified city water to houses and dogs on Broadway at Tenth Street. The Fountain lost its
Sponsored by: Eugene & Mary Louise Katterjohn
Erected by Owen Cleaners.
Location. 37° 5.33′ N, 88° 35.668′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on North Water Street. Touch for map. First Mural on second wall on North Water Street and next to the Fire Station Mural. Marker is in this post office area: Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fire Station #5 at 17th and Broadway (here, next to this marker); The August 8th Emancipation Celebration at Stuart Nelson Park (a few steps from this marker); "Market" (a few steps from this marker); Illinois Central 2613 (a few steps from this marker); Union Gen. U.S. Grant (within shouting distance of this marker); Strawberry Capital of the World (within shouting distance of this marker); Paducah's River Industry (within shouting distance of this marker); Paducah 1937 Flood (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 422 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 21, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.