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South Carollton in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John W.I. Godman

 
 
John W.I. Godman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. John W.I. Godman Marker
Inscription.  As an infant Godman was brought from Va. to this county by his cousin, Col. Moses Wickliffe, ca. 1800, after his parents died. A protege of Wickliffe and friend of Henry Clay, he was first judge of Muhlenberg County to be elected. Versatile and largely self-educated, he read and practiced both law and medicine. His farm was in northeast part of county, near Green River.
 
Erected 1979 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1666.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 37° 20.679′ N, 87° 8.417′ W. Marker is in South Carollton, Kentucky, in Muhlenberg County. Marker is on U.S. 431, 0.4 miles north of State Route 81, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Central City KY 42330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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. William Worthington (1761-1848) (approx. 7 miles away); Ceralvo (approx. 9 miles away); Jonathan E. Spilman (approx. 9.4 miles away); Livermore Bridge (approx. 9.4 miles away); Muhlenberg Hero (approx. 9˝ miles away); George Short House / George W. Short (1805-1863) (approx. 10 miles away); Airdrie Furnace Site / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 10.1 miles away); Old Greenville Cemetery (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Marker at the entrance to the Evergreen Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Marker at the entrance to the Evergreen Cemetery.
John W.I. Godman Marker looking north on U.S. Highway 431. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. John W.I. Godman Marker looking north on U.S. Highway 431.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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