“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mayfield, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Graves 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> Graves County, KY (16) Calloway County, KY (9) Carlisle County, KY (1) Hickman County, KY (19) Marshall County, KY (14) McCracken County, KY (144) Henry County, TN (22) Weakley County, TN (6)  GravesCounty(16) Graves County (16)  CallowayCounty(9) Calloway County (9)  CarlisleCounty(1) Carlisle County (1)  HickmanCounty(19) Hickman County (19)  MarshallCounty(14) Marshall County (14)  McCrackenCounty(144) McCracken County (144)  HenryCountyTennessee(22) Henry County (22)  WeakleyCounty(6) Weakley County (6)
Location of Mayfield, Kentucky
    Graves County (16)
    Calloway County (9)
    Carlisle County (1)
    Hickman County (19)
    Marshall County (14)
    McCracken County (144)
    Henry County, Tennessee (22)
    Weakley County, Tennessee (6)
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1Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — Colonel Herschel H. Green
On South 7th Street (U.S. 45) at East Broadway Street (Kentucky Route 58, 80), on the right when traveling north on South 7th Street.
(top) Born: 3 July 1920, Mayfield, Kentucky Parents: Ted and Deltrice Green 503 North 6TH St. Mayfield Education: Mayfield High School and Vanderbilt University Military Service: U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Airforce, 29 Sept. 1941 . . . Map (db m52290) HM
2Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — 869 — County Named, 1823
On East Broadway (Kentucky Route 58) at South 7th Street, on the right when traveling east on East Broadway.
For Maj. Benjamin Franklin Graves. Born Va., 1771, came Ky., 1791. A farmer, settled in Fayette Co. Elected to the General Assembly, 1801, 1804. Enlisted at beginning War of 1812, commissioned Aug. 7. Presumed killed by Indians after being wounded . . . Map (db m169159) HM
3Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — 2010 — Daniel R. Merritt (1833-1907)
On South 6th Street north of East Water Street, on the right when traveling south.
This Graves County businessman was founder and first president of Merit Clothing Co. (1899), located in brick building across Sixth St. Also organized Mayfield Exchange Bank, 1899. Was Confederate surgeon (1861-65) in 3rd and 7th Ky. Inf. Regts. . . . Map (db m169166) HM
4Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — First Baptist Church
On West South Street at South 8th Street (Kentucky Route 121), on the right when traveling east on West South Street.
Organized July 13, 1844, at home of J. B. Hurt, east of Mayfield, with 14 members. Elders Milton Wyman, Henry Richardson, Dennis Ray, Willis White and Hardeman Puryear composed its constituting council. First building erected in 1858; second, 1867. . . . Map (db m52282) HM
5Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — 2187 — First Presbyterian Church
On West Broadway west of North 9th Street, on the right when traveling west.
Mayfield's oldest church, First Presbyterian, was founded ca. 1832 as Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Joined Presbyterian Church USA in 1906. Members have included Mayfield founder John Anderson and Congressmen Lucian Anderson (1863-65), William V. . . . Map (db m169157) HM
6Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — Graves County Confederate Memorial
On East Broadway east of South 7th Street, on the right when traveling east.
To the memory of the Confederate soldiers of Graves CountyMap (db m169160) WM
7Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — Operation Desert StormJan. 16, 1991
On East Broadway (Kentucky Route 58) at South 6th Street, on the right when traveling east on East Broadway.
In loving memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and in honor of all who served our country. We honor you with humble gratitude. Dedicated July 4, 1991Map (db m169165) WM
8Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — 732 — Secession Abandoned
On South Street at 7th Street, SR 58 (U.S. 45), on the right when traveling west on South Street.
In May, 1861, delegates of seven Kentucky and twenty Tennessee westernmost counties, the Jackson Purchase, met in Mayfield. Belief in Southern cause, dissatisfaction with Kentucky adherence to Union and Tennessee delay joining South caused . . . Map (db m52287) HM
9Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — 2095 — Spence Chapel United Methodist Church
On Hopewell Spence Chapel Road at Spence Chapel Road, on the right when traveling east on Hopewell Spence Chapel Road.
Spence Chapel United Methodist congregation in Graves County has remained continuous since its founding in 1826. It was on the Wadesboro Circuit in 1834. The first log building was followed by two frame structures. Current brick sanctuary was . . . Map (db m169153) HM
10Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — 654 — Two Successful Raids
On Paducah Road, 8th Street (U.S. 45) at 7th Street (Kentucky Route 121), in the median on Paducah Road, 8th Street.
CSA General Nathan B. Forrest with main body of cavalry passed thru Mayfield to and from destructive raid on Paducah, March 25, 1864. Gen. Abraham Buford's division camped here. Kentucky regiments given leave to visit homes, enlist recruits. All . . . Map (db m52276) HM
11Kentucky (Graves County), Mayfield — 1288 — Wooldridge Monuments
On East Cemetery Street 0.1 miles north of East Lockridge Street (U.S. 45), on the left when traveling east.
Those enshrined here are Keziah Nichols, mother of Col. Henry Wooldridge; his brothers, W. F., Alfred, Josiah and John; his sisters, Narcissa, Minerva and Susan; small statues of great nieces, Maud and Minnie. His favorite . . . Map (db m52271) HM
May. 6, 2021