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

Paducah Pictorial

 
 
Paducah Pictorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, August 10, 2020
1. Paducah Pictorial Marker
Inscription.  Paducah's colorful history from the time of the Chickasaw Indians through the age of steamboats and steam locomotives is depicted on a mural in Post Office building. History and legend of our city, painted by local artists, was presented to the United States by Paducah citizens group. Accepted officially on Oct. 14, 1961.
 
Erected 1988 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways, presented by Paducah Moose Lodge No. 285. (Marker Number 968.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 5.167′ N, 88° 35.984′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on Broadway Street west of North 5th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 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. Union Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Barkley's Law Office (a few steps from
Paducah Pictorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, August 10, 2020
2. Paducah Pictorial Marker
Wide view
this marker); Guthrie Building (a few steps from this marker); St. Francis de Sales (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th U.S. Heavy Artillery (Colored) (within shouting distance of this marker); Paducah's Indian Name (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Duke of Paducah" (about 400 feet away); Gunsmith Ferd Hummel (about 500 feet away). 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 47 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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