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

Kimmel Homestead

 
 
Kimmel Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. Kimmel Homestead Marker
Inscription. Site of home of three generations of Kimmels. Indian fighter, Civil War Major (CSA) Manning M. bought it in 1872. His son, Husband E., born here, 1882. He graduated at Annapolis, 1904. Named Commander-in-Chief of US Fleet, Feb. 1, 1941. Stationed at Pearl Harbor when infamous attack came Dec. 7, 1941. His three sons naval officers in WW II. Manning killed in action.
 
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 878.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 50.629′ N, 87° 35.13′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is on North Green Street (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles north of 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 506 North Green Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augustus Owsley Stanley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Audubon Saw and Grist Mill (approx. half a mile away); Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named
Kimmel Homestead area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
2. Kimmel Homestead area.
Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); A Civil War Action (approx. half a mile away); County Formed, Named (approx. half a mile away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. half a mile away); They Served with Honor for Freedom (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Explore Kentucky History article on Kimmel Homestead. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Husband E. Kimmel. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia article on Manning Kimmel. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US CivilWar, World IIWars, US Indian
 
Manning Kimmel image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
3. Manning Kimmel
Husband E. Kimmel image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Husband E. Kimmel
View north on Green Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
5. View north on Green Street.
View south on Green Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
6. View south on Green Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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