Hopkinsville in Christian County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
County Named, 1797
Erected 1969 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1224.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political Subdivisions • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
Location. 36° 52.021′ N, 87° 29.288′ W. Marker is in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in Christian County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 41) and East 6th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. South Main Street is one-way running south. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse Burned (a few steps from this marker); Lewis & Clark in Kentucky (a few steps from this marker); Hotel Latham (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ted Poston "Dean of Black Journalists" (about 500 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Edmunds Bronaugh (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peace Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopkinsville.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on William Christian. (Submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.