Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Welcome to the Atomic City
This mural commemorates the dedication of thousands who worked for a better plants, a stronger community and a higher quality of life.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 37° 5.227′ N, 88° 35.605′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of South Water Street and Kentucky Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Water Street. Located in front of the train. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paducah KY 42003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Paducah's Railroad Heritage (here, next to this marker); Dawn of the Atomic Age (here, next to this marker); The "A" Boom in Paducah (a few steps from this marker); A Quick Stop (a few steps from this marker); They Passed This Way (a few steps from this marker); Iron Horse Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bicentennial of Paducah (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pilothouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
Also see . . . The Paducah Wall to Wall Floodwall Mural Project. Renowned artist Robert Dafford and his team of muralists capture Paducah’s rich history in paintings on the city’s floodwall overlooking the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. (Submitted on October 25, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.