Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Rev. W. E. Thomas
Erected in the Memory of
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 & Religion • Forts or Castles.
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 Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William & Jane Hart Howard (within shouting distance of this marker); James & Mary Howard Chism (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Mulkey Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hannah Boone Pennington (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Chism (approx. 1.1 miles away); Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Monroe County World War II Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Monroe County World War I Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away). 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 424 times since then and 13 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.