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Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Guthrie Building

All Gave Some, Some Gave All

 
 
Guthrie Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, May 1, 2021
1. Guthrie Building Marker
Inscription.  

Established in 1897, it is also known as the Fraternity Building. During WWII, it was home of the Paducah-McCracken County Draft Board. Nearly 5,000 men & women from the Paducah area served in the war. It was designated a Kentucky Landmark in 2002 and is now used as an office building.
Dedicated to veterans by Chester "Bill" Hack
 
Erected 2011 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2362.)
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 37° 5.162′ N, 88° 35.998′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Memorial is on Broadway Street east of North 6th Street, on the left when traveling east. Broadway Street is one-way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 517 Broadway St, Paducah KY 42001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paducah Pictorial (a few steps from this marker); Barkley's Law Office (a few steps from this marker); Union Headquarters
Guthrie Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, August 10, 2020
2. Guthrie Building Marker
In front of the building marked "Guthrie" at the top of the entrance
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(within shouting distance of this marker); St. Francis de Sales (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th U.S. Heavy Artillery (Colored) (within shouting distance of this marker); "Duke of Paducah" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paducah's Indian Name (about 400 feet away); Site of Col. Stephen G. Hicks Headquarters (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
More about this marker. Marker repeats on both sides.
 
Guthrie Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, May 1, 2021
3. Guthrie Building and Marker
The building is now used for office spaces.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   2. submitted on August 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.   3. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 23, 2022