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Vanceburg in Lewis County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hickle’s Pool Room

 
 
Hickle’s Pool Room Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 23, 2021
1. Hickle’s Pool Room Marker
Inscription.  This building, made of native Freestone, was built some time between the 1800s and 1870s. It has been a jewelry store, a drug store, and a billiard hall at different times. During the 1913 flood, Max Block operated a clothing store here and offered “a flood sale as the flood waters raised.”
 
Erected by Lewis County (Kentucky) Chamber of Commerce and the Eagle Scout Project completed by Damon Kennedy in 2018.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 38° 36.112′ N, 83° 19.045′ W. Marker is in Vanceburg, Kentucky, in Lewis County. Marker is on Second Street east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vanceburg KY 41179, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stamper Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Carter House (within shouting distance of this marker); Vanceburg Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Deposit Bank (about 300 feet away); Veterans Memorial Park
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(about 300 feet away); Halbert House (about 300 feet away); Lewis and Clark Cottonwood Tree (about 400 feet away); Commercial Hotel (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vanceburg.
 
The Former Hickle’s Pool Room image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 23, 2021
2. The Former Hickle’s Pool Room
Marker is mounted on a monopole to the left of the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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