Hopkinsville in Christian County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
County Named, 1797
Erected 1969 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1224.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 52.021′ N, 87° 29.288′ W. Marker is in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in Christian County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 41) and East 6th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. South Main Street is one-way running south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 South Main Street, Hopkinsville KY 42240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse Burned (a few steps from this marker); Lewis & Clark in Kentucky Hotel Latham (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ted Poston "Dean of Black Journalists" (about 500 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peace Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopkinsville.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on William Christian. (Submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.