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Fredonia in Caldwell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fredonia

 
 
Fredonia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Fredonia Marker
Inscription. Town founded 1835 as a voting precinct. Established between Princeton and Salem stage stops, it was first called Midway; name changed to Fredonia two years later. In 1887, the Ohio Valley Railroad ran one-half mile west of town. Kelsey was established there; the two post offices combined in 1906, and retained Fredonia name.
Presented by Caldwell Co., Ky., Bicentennial
Committee and The Ky. Bicentennial Commission.

 
Erected 1992 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1908.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 12.443′ N, 88° 3.509′ W. Marker is in Fredonia, Kentucky, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of Cassidy Avenue and Shelby Street, on the right when traveling south on Cassidy Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 Cassidy Avenue, Fredonia KY 42411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Centerville (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church / Pioneer Church (approx. 6.6
Fredonia Marker on left of Fredonia City Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Fredonia Marker on left of Fredonia City Hall.
miles away); Lyon County, 1854 (approx. 8.2 miles away); Andrew Jackson Smith (approx. 8.2 miles away); Senator W. J. Deboe / Senators from Marion (approx. 8.6 miles away); Crittenden County Courthouse, Marion (approx. 8.7 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 8.7 miles away); County Named, 1842 (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
The view north on Cassidy Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. The view north on Cassidy Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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