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

William Taylor Runner Roadside Park

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
1. William Taylor Runner Roadside Park Marker
Inscription.  Runner (1890~1969) planned this, first roadside park in area, 1948. Officer U.S. Army, Mexican Campaign and World War I. Employed by Highway Department in 1930; Superintendent of Roadside Improvement for this District (1947 to 1960). Dedicated worker in the cause of highway beautification.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1401.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 57.491′ N, 86° 28.29′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on Nashville Road (U.S. 31W) just north of Oak Grove Way, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2601 Nashville Road, Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tourist Court (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morgan's Command Organized (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lost River Cave and Valley (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jonesville
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
2. William Taylor Runner Roadside Park Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); T. C. Cherry Elementary (approx. 1.9 miles away); W.L. "Gander" Terry Colonnade (approx. 2.2 miles away); Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. History (approx. 2.3 miles away); Odgen College (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
3. William Taylor Runner Roadside Park
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
4. William Taylor Runner Roadside Park
 

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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 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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