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South Carollton in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John W.I. Godman

 
 
John W.I. Godman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. John W.I. Godman Marker
Inscription. As an infant Godman was brought from Va. to this county by his cousin, Col. Moses Wickliffe, ca. 1800, after his parents died. A protege of Wickliffe and friend of Henry Clay, he was first judge of Muhlenberg County to be elected. Versatile and largely self-educated, he read and practiced both law and medicine. His farm was in northeast part of county, near Green River.
 
Erected 1979 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1666.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 20.679′ N, 87° 8.417′ W. Marker is in South Carollton, Kentucky, in Muhlenberg County. Marker is on U.S. 431 0.4 miles north of State Route 81, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Central City KY 42330, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Worthington (1761-1848) (approx. 7 miles away); Jonathan E. Spilman (approx. 9.4 miles away); Livermore Bridge (approx. 9.4 miles away); Muhlenberg Hero (approx.
Marker at the entrance to the Evergreen Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Marker at the entrance to the Evergreen Cemetery.
9 miles away); George Short House / George W. Short (1805-1863) (approx. 10 miles away); Airdrie Furnace Site / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 10.1 miles away); Old Greenville Cemetery (approx. 10.2 miles away); Muhlenberg County (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
John W.I. Godman Marker looking north on U.S. Highway 431. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. John W.I. Godman Marker looking north on U.S. Highway 431.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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