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Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rev. W. E. Thomas

Erected in the Memory of

 
 
Rev. W. E. Thomas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Chad Comer
1. Rev. W. E. Thomas Marker
Inscription.  
Founder of Old Mulkey Meeting House State Shrine.

Born in Monroe County, KY April 13, 1875, Died November 5, 1943 while ministering to the soldiers at Fort Knox.

He served faithfully as a minister of the Methodist Church for more than 50 years. As pastor, evangelist, and missionary, he glorified God, honored the church and served his fellowman.

He gave freely of his time, talents and substance for the care of orphan children. He left the world better than he found it. He looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.

His life was an inspiration and his memory a benediction.

"He was a good man and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith and much peple was added to the Lord." Acts 11-24.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionForts and Castles. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1888.
 
Location. 36° 40.669′ N, 85° 42.408′ W. Marker is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in Monroe County. Marker is on Old Mulkey Park Road. Located inside of Old Mulkey State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or
Rev. W. E. Thomas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Chad Comer, January 5, 2011
2. Rev. W. E. Thomas Marker
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near this postal address: 38 Old Mulkey Park Road, Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Book of Records (within shouting distance of this marker); Hannah Boone (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Five Generations of Gospel Preachers (within shouting distance of this marker); Ephraim Dicken (within shouting distance of this marker); William & Jane (Hart) Howard (within shouting distance of this marker); The Meetinghouse (within shouting distance of this marker); William & Jane Hart Howard (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tompkinsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on January 6, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022