Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Bill Smothers Park
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Commission and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 744.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 37° 46.554′ N, 87° 6.813′ W. Marker is in Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is at the intersection of West Veterans Boulevard and Frederica Street, on the right when traveling west on West Veterans Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 199 West Veterans Boulevard, Owensboro KY 42301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceDaviess Co. U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Medal of Honor Winners (about 500 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 500 feet away); Daviess Countians Who Served (about 500 feet away); Confederate Congressional Medal of Honor (about 800 feet away); George Graham Vest / "Tribute to a Dog" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wendell H. Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hazen A. Dean (1899-1984) (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
Also see . . . William Smeathers (Wiki History). (Submitted on November 15, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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 38 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.