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Hopkinsville in Christian County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Famous Prophet

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. Famous Prophet Marker
Inscription.  Edgar Cayce-psychic counselor and healer. Accepted nationally, he was one of the best known in this field. A humble and religious man, Cayce never profited from his predictions. Used his reputed gift of extrasensory perception, including medical diagnosis, to better man's understanding of God's purpose for him here on earth. Born near here, 1877. Died, Va., 1945. Buried here.
 
Erected 1970 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1313.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
 
Location. 36° 52.543′ N, 87° 28.991′ W. Marker is in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in Christian County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 41) and Clark Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 530 North Main Street, Hopkinsville KY 42240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Wide area photo of Famous Prophet Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
2. Wide area photo of Famous Prophet Marker.
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. Union General's Grave (here, next to this marker); Hdqrs. CSA Commander / 101 CSA Unknown (a few steps from this marker); Round Table Literary Park (approx. half a mile away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 0.6 miles away); County Named, 1797 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lewis & Clark in Kentucky (approx. 0.7 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopkinsville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Edgar Cayce. (Submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Famous Prophet Edgar Cayce. image. Click for full size.
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3. Famous Prophet Edgar Cayce.
Marker and grave located in this cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
4. Marker and grave located in this cemetery.
 
 
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 275 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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