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Near Water Valley in Graves County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Feliciana

 
 
Feliciana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
1. Feliciana Marker
Inscription.  Site of a settlement established in 1830s. By 1838 it was most important trading point in the county. After a State Road was built through Feliciana in 1845, it became one of the greatest commercial centers in western Ky. This community remained prominent until bypassed by the railroad in 1858. Abandoned when business interests moved to other towns.
 
Erected 1972 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1432.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 36° 32.978′ N, 88° 47.472′ W. Marker is near Water Valley, Kentucky, in Graves County. Marker is on State Highway 94, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Water Valley KY 42085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Spirit (approx. 4.1 miles away); Two Successful Raids (approx.
Feliciana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
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5.3 miles away); Founding Father (approx. 5.8 miles away); Jackson Purchase (approx. 6½ miles away); Isham Browder's Grave (approx. 9.4 miles away); Civil War Skirmish (approx. 10.9 miles away in Tennessee); Guerrilla Raids on Clinton (approx. 13.4 miles away); County Named, 1821 (approx. 13.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 993 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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May. 18, 2022