“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Kentucky, Bowling Green Heritage Walk Historical Markers

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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
Ackerman Building Marker
1 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Ackerman Building
History The Ackerman Building has graced Bowling Green’s public square for more than a century, housing a variety of enterprises, including a bakery, candy shop, department store, attorney’s offices and a coffee house. Built in 1892 in the . . . Map (db m138951) HM
2 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Barr BuildingHistory
Constructed between 1891 and 1895, this two story Italianate building features a highly decorative iron clad façade. The cornice is highlighted by bulls-eye motifs and brackets and two oriel windows framed by fluted pilasters creating one of the . . . Map (db m139231) HM
3 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Cecelia Memorial Presbyterian Church
History The Cecelia Memorial Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest church buildings in Warren County. It was built in 1847 for the First Christian Church in the Greek Revival style. In 1897 it was sold to the Negro Cumberland Presbyterian . . . Map (db m139443) HM
4 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Covington Building415 Park Row
History The Covington Building was constructed in the 1860s when the chilly side of the square was known as “frozen row”. Built for Joseph Covington, an attorney, director of a local bank, and a noted “stump speaker” at Democrat rallies, . . . Map (db m138950) HM
5 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Gerard Hotel
History Constructed shortly after the Civil War and listed in the 1876-77 City Business Directory as one on nine hotels in the center of town, the Gerard building is probably the oldest hotel still standing in Bowling Green. Its street floor . . . Map (db m139223) HM
6 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Getty BuildingHistory
This three story building, featuring a limestone facade with a cast iron store front, was constructed in 1871 by John Getty to house a dry goods store. After being sold to Getty's nephew, Cuthbertson, and then to the Nahm Brothers, it was the . . . Map (db m139234) HM
7 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Morris Jewelry
History Watches, engagement rings, jewelry – for more than one hundred and thirty years, people have been visiting this building in search of the perfect engagement ring of special gift for loved ones. The worn hardwood floors and the . . . Map (db m138948) HM
8 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Princess Theatre
History Bowling Green’s earliest “movie houses” were managed y John P. Masters and owned by Crescent Amusements of Nashville. The Elite Theatre opened in June, 1911 in what is now known as the Ogden Building on the corner of . . . Map (db m138947) HM
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9 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Quigley-Younglove BuildingHistory
The Quigley-Younglove Building was constructed in 1837 by Thomas Quigley for his home and dry goods business. It is the oldest building on Fountain Square and one of the few remaining buildings on the square designed in the once popular Federal . . . Map (db m139229) HM
10 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — The Nahm Building
~~History~~ The Nahm Building was constructed in 1888 by Emanuel Nahm for the E. Nahm & Co. Clothing, Hats & Shoes store. It enjoyed a prime location on Main Street in Fountain Square. During the latter part of the nineteenth century, Fountain . . . Map (db m47600) HM
11 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Turpin BuildingHistory
The Turpin Building, constructed in 1872 for Mary Turpin, features one of Bowling Green’s finest facades. Italianate in style, it is faced with stone trademarked by the Warren County White Stone Quarry as “Bowling Green Stone”. The . . . Map (db m139225) HM
12 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Warren County CourthouseHistory
The Warren County Courthouse was erected 1867-1869 at a cost of $125,000. Designed by architect D.J. Williams, the structure incorporates elements from the Greek Revival and Italianate architectural styles. This was the third courthouse for . . . Map (db m139240) HM
13 Kentucky, Warren County, Bowling Green — Williams BuildingHistory
The Williams Building, constructed circa 1880, is an archetypal nineteenth century “two-part” commercial block building. Its importance rests not in its individual distinction, but more in the quiet contribution it makes to the . . . Map (db m139228) HM
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Jun. 1, 2023