Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1973.
Location. 37° 46.263′ N, 87° 7.417′ W. Marker is in Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is at the intersection of West 5th Street and Cs-1186-30, on the right when traveling west on West 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 W 5th St, Owensboro KY 42301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Two Early Civil Rights Cases in Owensboro (here, next to this marker); Born With a Purpose (here, next to this marker); The African American Community in Owensboro (a few steps from this marker); Dr. and Mrs. Clay E. Simpson, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fourth Street Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Moneta J. Sleet, Jr. / Pulitzer Prize Winner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Trinity Centre Parking Area (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Stirman's Folly" (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
1. Spelling from the marker
Spelling has been taken verbatim from the marker, notably the misspelling for Frederick Douglas, which is correctly spelled Douglass.
— Submitted November 5, 2020.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.