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Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Peter B. English

1904-1987

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
1. Peter B. English Marker
Inscription.  This park is dedicated to Peter B. English in honor of his many years of service to the United States Corps of Engineers and to the City of Owensboro. Through his tireless efforts, the land for this park became a reality. An avid sportsman, historian and civic leader, he has served his city well. He served as the Chairman of the Owensboro Riverport Authority.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 37° 46.647′ N, 87° 7.666′ W. Marker is in Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is on Woodford Avenue 0.1 miles north of Herr Avenue, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Woodford Avenue, 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. The African American Community in Owensboro (approx. half a mile away); Born With a Purpose (approx. half a mile away); Two Early Civil Rights Cases in Owensboro (approx. half a mile away); Kendall-Perkins Park (approx. half a mile away); Dr. and Mrs. Clay E. Simpson, Sr. (approx. 0.6 miles
Peter B. English Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
2. Peter B. English Marker
away); Fourth Street Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bill Smothers Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Moneta J. Sleet, Jr. / Pulitzer Prize Winner (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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