Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
A Paducah CSA Hero
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways, presented by Paducah Lions Club. (Marker Number 963.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 25, 1864.
Location. 37° 5.547′ N, 88° 36.189′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Street and Park Street, on the right when traveling north on North 5th Street. Marker is in front of the parking lot of Paducah Convention Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Park Street, 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. Death of Albert Thompson (here, next to this marker); 8th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Fort Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant's Proclamation (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Paducah-March 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); Quilt Title: …And Our Flag Was Still There!, 2013 (within shouting distance of this marker); Quilt Title: Corona II: Solar Eclipse, 1989 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flood Wall / The 1937 Flood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
More about this marker. Marker repeats on both sides.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.