Near Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1006.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 37° 6.267′ N, 88° 37.953′ W. Marker is near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on U.S. 45, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on a roadside pullout on US 45 (southbound lane only), 300 yards south of Irvin Cobb Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 US-45, Paducah KY 42001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paducah, Kentucky / McCracken County (approx. 0.4 miles West Kentucky Industrial College (approx. one mile away); Irvin S. Cobb (approx. 1.4 miles away); Wacinton (approx. 1.4 miles away); Grave of John T. Scopes / Scopes "Monkey Trial" (approx. 1˝ miles away); Dr. Reuben Saunders (1808-1891) (approx. 1˝ miles away); Dr. William Stuart Nelson (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gen. Lloyd Tilghman (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
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