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Ashland in Boyd County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Putnam Stadium

 
 
Putnam Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. Putnam Stadium Marker
Inscription.  This stadium served the Ashland Public Schools. Built in 1937 for $6,500 as a WPA project, it was dedicated on Thanksgiving Day that same year. The Ashland High School Tomcats record of success includes 11 state championships. In 1944, the Tomcats played under the lights at Putnam Stadium for the first time.
Presented by Representative John Vincent.
 
Erected 2003 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2125.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
 
Location. 38° 27.336′ N, 82° 39′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Kentucky, in Boyd County. Marker is on Stadium Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland KY 41101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Baseball at Central Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); 2018 Inductees (approx. 1.4 miles away); 2017 Inductees
Putnam Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. Putnam Stadium Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); 2016 Inductees (approx. 1.4 miles away); 2015 Inductees (approx. 1.4 miles away); Indian Mounds (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gov. Simeon Willis (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on May 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022