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

Flanking the Statue of Chief Paduke

 
 
Chief Paduke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. Chief Paduke Marker
Inscription. The centerpiece of this mural is the February 1948 cover of the Enthusiast magazine featuring officers David Drew and Jullian Pryor Slaughter on their Harleys flanking the statue of Chief Paduke. Also shown are: Paducah motorcycle racer "Tennessee Slim" Mayo; former Hank Brothers True Value Hardware owner Gus Ed Hank, Jr., who was a dispatch rider aboard a Harley in World War I; and member of Kentucky's five Harley Owners Group chapter on their bikes.
 
Erected by Sponsored by 2001 Kentucky State Harley Owners Group Rally Committee.
 
Location. 37° 5.354′ N, 88° 35.688′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of North Water Street and Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling north on North Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Telephone System (here, next to this marker); Broadway, Paducah's Main Street (a few steps from this marker); Paducah 1937 Flood (a few steps from this marker); Strawberry Capital of the World (within shouting distance of
Chief Paduke Marker & Motorcycles Mural image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
2. Chief Paduke Marker & Motorcycles Mural
this marker); Illinois Central 2613 (within shouting distance of this marker); Barkley/Cobb Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fire Station #5 at 17th and Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); The August 8th Emancipation Celebration at Stuart Nelson Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
Also see . . .  The Paducah Wall to Wall Floodwall Mural Project. Renowned artist Robert Dafford and his team of muralists capture Paducah’s rich history in paintings on the city’s floodwall overlooking the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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Motorcycle Mural detail image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
3. Motorcycle Mural detail
Motorcycle Mural detail image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
4. Motorcycle Mural detail
Paducah Wall to Wall Floodwall Mural Project image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
5. Paducah Wall to Wall Floodwall Mural Project
Wall to Wall Mural image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
6. Wall to Wall Mural
There is no plaque for this mural.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 14, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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