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

Kiwanis Trail

 
 
Kiwanis Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
1. Kiwanis Trail Marker
Inscription. Corbin-Cumberland Falls Road built by Kiwanis Club of Corbin. July 10, 1927, first round trip by auto through wilderness from Corbin to Falls stimulated idea for trail. Members of Kiwanis Road Committee were Tom Gallagher, I.O. Chitwood, Robert A. Blair ad Wad Candler. Trail completed Sept. 22, 1927. The highway was dedicated in 1931, opening Cumberland Falls to public.
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1517.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.413′ N, 84° 20.371′ W. Marker is in Corbin, Kentucky, in Whitley County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 90, on the right when traveling south on State Route 90. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to Cumberland Falls Lodge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7351 Highway 90, Corbin KY 40701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civilian Conservation Corps (a few steps from this marker); CCC at Cumberland Falls (a few steps from this marker); Cumberland Falls MoonBow (approx.
Up-Date Photo - - Kiwanis Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Frazier, November 21, 2013
2. Up-Date Photo - - Kiwanis Trail Marker
0.3 miles away); McCreary County, 1912 (approx. 10.7 miles away); First Kentucky Oil Well / Martin Beaty (Beatty) (approx. 10.7 miles away); "Aunt Julia" Marcum (approx. 12 miles away); County Named, 1818 (approx. 12 miles away); Scott's Raid (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corbin.
 
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Kiwanis Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
3. Kiwanis Trail Marker
Kiwanis Trail (east end) image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
4. Kiwanis Trail (east end)
State Route 90 (Kiwanis Trail) begins near Young Creek on US 25 west.
diorama of the Old Pole Bridge on the Kiwanis Road. image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 22, 2008
5. diorama of the Old Pole Bridge on the Kiwanis Road.
Gold Spike - on September 22, 1927, this gold spike was driven into a trestle of the Old Pole Bridge by Gov. William Jason ???, officially opening the Kiwanis Road from Corbin to Cumberland Falls.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,436 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   2. submitted on December 20, 2013, by Michael Frazier of Fort Myers, Florida.   3, 4, 5. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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