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Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tilghman Home

 
 
Tilghman Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. Tilghman Home Marker
Inscription. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, soldier and rail builder, lived here, 1852~61. Born, Maryland, 1816. Graduated West Point, 1836. In the Mexican War (1846~48). Chief engineer, 1855~56, New Orleans and Jackson Railroad, first to enter Paducah. In Civil War joined Confed. Army, 1861. Killed, Battle of Champion's Hill near Vicksburg, May, 1863. Sponsored by Tilghman High School Class of 1929
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 939.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 5.06′ N, 88° 36.064′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Avenue and 7th Street on Kentucky Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 631 Kentucky Ave, Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tilghman House (here, next to this marker); "Duke of Paducah" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Broadway Methodist (about 500 feet away); Visitors Coming to Paducah (about
Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
2. Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum
500 feet away); Spanish American War Monument (about 600 feet away); "Old Judge Priest" (about 600 feet away); 8th U.S. Heavy Artillery (Colored) (about 600 feet away); Grace Episcopal (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
Also see . . .  Tribute to General Lloyd Tilghman. (Submitted on September 22, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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