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Hickman in Fulton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fulton County

 
 
Fulton County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
1. Fulton County Marker
Inscription.  Formed, 1845, out of Hickman Co. Part of Jackson Purchase from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. Named for Robert Fulton, whose Clermont, best known of early steamboats, went up the Hudson River in 1807. Far western part of the county, known as Madrid Bend, separated from rest by bend of Mississippi River. Hickman, county seat, was founded as Mills' Point in 1834.
 
Erected 1988 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1163.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 36° 34.292′ N, 89° 11.646′ W. Marker is in Hickman, Kentucky, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of West Wellington Street and East Moulton Street on West Wellington Street. Located in front of the Fulton County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 West Wellington Street, Hickman KY 42050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles
Fulton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
2. Fulton County Courthouse
Romanesque Revival was built in 1903.
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Courthouse Steps (within shouting distance of this marker); Where Dixie Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); Hickman Bluff Stabilization Project (approx. half a mile away); Elvis J. Stahr, Jr. (approx. half a mile away); Rufus B. Atwood (approx. half a mile away); New Madrid Earthquake (approx. 8.9 miles away); Casey Jones (approx. 9 miles away); Titan I (approx. 11˝ miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hickman.
 
Fulton County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
3. Fulton County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 941 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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