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Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Western Kentucky University

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
1. Western Kentucky University Marker
Inscription.  Looking up College Street, one can view the cupola of Cherry Hall at Western Kentucky University. Western Kentucky University was founded in 1906 and achieved university status in 1966. Because of its unique location high above the city and surrounding countryside, the school's students and sports teams are known as The Hilltoppers.
 
Location. 37° 0.06′ N, 86° 25.856′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverview Drive (U.S. 31W) and College Street, on the right when traveling west on Riverview Drive. Marker is located in Mitch McConnell Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 426 East Riverview Drive, Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Bowling Green & Warren County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Barren River (within shouting distance of this marker); The Limestone Bluffs (within shouting distance of this marker); The Civil War in Bowling Green (within shouting
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
2. Western Kentucky University Marker
distance of this marker); Defending the L&N Railroad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shake Rag (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ora Porter (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
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Western Kentucky University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
3. Western Kentucky University Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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