Madisonville in Hopkins County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
County Named, 1806
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 849.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
Location. 37° 19.681′ N, 87° 29.898′ W. Marker is in Madisonville, Kentucky, in Hopkins County. Marker is at the intersection of East Center Street (Kentucky Route 70) and South Main Street (Highway 41), on the right when traveling east on East Center Street. East Center Street is one-way running east. Touch for map. Marker is at or Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); Gov. Ruby Laffoon (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Thomas Wright Gardiner House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Hockersmith House (approx. ¼ mile away); Turner Ruby House (approx. ¼ mile away); Chittenden P. Lyon, Jr. House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carlow's Stone Wall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harvey-Bassett House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madisonville.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Hopkins County. (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 209 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.