Henderson in Henderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 191.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
Location. 37° 50.221′ N, 87° 35.388′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Center Street and South Green Street (Alternate U.S. 41), on the right when traveling east on Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henderson KY 42420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The African Baptist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Formed, Named (about 700 feet away); Central Park Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nancy Morgan HartOld Court Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Lucy Furman (approx. 0.2 miles away); They Served with Honor for Freedom (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
Also see . . .
1. Mother's Day. More information about Wilson's efforts to honor mothers everywhere. Part of Kentucky Historical Society's ExploreKYHistory series. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Henderson, Home to the Originator of Mother's Day. Ten biographical facts about Mary Towles Sasseen Wilson, by the Henderson, Ky. Tourist Commission. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.