“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fulton County, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Fulton County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Fulton County, KY (12) Hickman County, KY (19) Mississippi County, MO (7) New Madrid County, MO (15) Lake County, TN (9) Obion County, TN (35)  FultonCounty(12) Fulton County (12)  HickmanCounty(19) Hickman County (19)  MississippiCountyMissouri(7) Mississippi County (7)  NewMadridCounty(15) New Madrid County (15)  LakeCountyTennessee(9) Lake County (9)  ObionCounty(35) Obion County (35)
Hickman is the county seat for Fulton County
Adjacent to Fulton County, Kentucky
      Hickman County (19)  
      Mississippi County, Missouri (7)  
      New Madrid County, Missouri (15)  
      Lake County, Tennessee (9)  
      Obion County, Tennessee (35)  
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1 Kentucky, Fulton County, Cayce — Casey Jones
In this community, the famous locomotive engineer John Luther Jones, (Alias Casey Jones) spent his boyhood days. Casey's many record feats as locomotive engineer engrossed him deeply in the hearts of his fellow workers. On the morning of April 30th . . . Map (db m18451) HM
2 Kentucky, Fulton County, Cayce — 1410 — Confederate Bivouac Reported missing
In the winter of 1861-62, the Sixth Battalion of Tennessee Cavalry commanded by Lieutenant Colonel T.H. Logwood constructed and occupied a camp of wooden huts near here. The winter was spent in scouting and patrolling in this area. In March 1862, a . . . Map (db m51841) HM
3 Kentucky, Fulton County, Fulton — 1587 — Founding Father
Nearby is grave of Benj. Franklin Carr, one of first settlers of Fulton, Kentucky. He bought first land grant here, 1828; accumulated over 1100 acres in Fulton, West Fulton and Riceville. The Carr home is one block west. His family gave land for the . . . Map (db m192706) HM
4 Kentucky, Fulton County, Fulton — 973 — Isham Browder's Grave
Enlisted, 1776, at age 14 in 2nd Virginia Reg., Cont. line. Wounded at Monmouth, discharged, 1779. Came to Ky., 1795. With family settled on Pond River grant, now Hopkins Co. When county formed, appointed on first County Court. Also sheriff. 1807 . . . Map (db m192708) HM
5 Kentucky, Fulton County, Fulton — 169 — Jackson Purchase
8,500 sq. mi. area, former tribal lands of Chickasaw Indians. U.S. paid $300,000 for tract in 1818 after negotiations by Gen. Andrew Jackson and Gov. Isaac Shelby. Bordered by Tenn., Ohio and Miss. Rivers. Now comprises Ky.'s 8 and Tenn.'s 20 . . . Map (db m192707) HM
6 Kentucky, Fulton County, Hickman — Courthouse StepsCity of Hickman
Built in 1903 to provide direct access for pedestrians between downtown and the newly constructed courthouse, the steps, actually part of Cumberland Street, span nearly 200 feet and provide a breathtaking view of the town below.Map (db m18420) HM
7 Kentucky, Fulton County, Hickman — Elvis J. Stahr, Jr.March 9, 1916 - November 11, 1998
Born in Hickman, Mr. Stahr became one of the towns most decorated citizens. Having studied in England as a Rhodes Scholar, Mr. Stahr went on to become President John F. Kennedy's selection as Secretary of the Army in 1961. During his tenure, the . . . Map (db m18448) HM
8 Kentucky, Fulton County, Hickman — 1163 — Fulton County
Formed, 1845, out of Hickman Co. Part of Jackson Purchase from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. Named for Robert Fulton, whose Clermont, best known of early steamboats, went up the Hudson River in 1807. Far western part of the county, known as Madrid . . . Map (db m18415) HM
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9 Kentucky, Fulton County, Hickman — Hickman Bluff Stabilization Project1996 - 2000
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell Congressional Sponsor Mayors of Hickman Judy C. Powell John P. Shuff Richard H. White, M.D. Project Design: D'Appolonia, Inc. Prime Contractor: Schunbel Foundation Co. . . . Map (db m18449) HM
10 Kentucky, Fulton County, Hickman — 688 — New Madrid Earthquake
The greatest earthquake recorded in North America centered in this area Dec. 16, 1811 to Feb. 7, 1812. 1,874 quakes felt at Louisville, 250 miles away. Tremors also felt at Boston, Detroit, New Orleans. Reelfoot Lake, covering 25,000 acres, formed . . . Map (db m18409) HM
11 Kentucky, Fulton County, Hickman — Rufus B. AtwoodMarch 15, 1897 - March 18, 1983
Noted as one of Kentucky's most famous African American citizens, Hickman's Atwood served as the president of Kentucky State College from 1929 to 1962. During his tenure at the school, Atwood led the battle for desegregated education and improved . . . Map (db m18442) HM
12 Kentucky, Fulton County, Hickman — Where Dixie BeginsCity of Hickman
Hickman, county seat of Fulton County, Kentucky, was originally settled in 1819 as Chicken Point, the name was later changed to Mills Point and finally Hickman. One of Mark Twain's favorite towns on the river, Hickman, once a cotton town, was quoted . . . Map (db m18421) HM
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Feb. 26, 2024