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Near Water Valley in Graves County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Feliciana

 
 
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By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
1. Feliciana Marker
Inscription. Site of a settlement established in 1830s. By 1838 it was most important trading point in the county. After a State Road was built through Feliciana in 1845, it became one of the greatest commercial centers in western Ky. This community remained prominent until bypassed by the railroad in 1858. Abandoned when business interests moved to other towns.
 
Erected 1972 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1432.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 32.978′ N, 88° 47.472′ W. Marker is near Water Valley, Kentucky, in Graves County. Marker is on State Highway 94, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Water Valley KY 42085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Two Successful Raids (approx. 5.3 miles away); Civil War Skirmish (approx. 10.9 miles away in Tennessee); Guerrilla Raids on Clinton (approx. 13.4 miles away); County Named, 1821 (approx. 13.9 miles away); Clinton Seminary
Feliciana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
2. Feliciana Marker
(approx. 13.9 miles away); Hickman County Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.9 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 15.7 miles away); Secession Abandoned (approx. 15.8 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 827 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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