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City Hall, Paducah, KY.
[MCPL_PC_0127, S-72641-...
City Hall, Paducah, KY.
Paducah (KY)
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Title City Hall, Paducah, KY.
Description "City Hall, Paducah, KY. Paducah, K., County seat of McCracken County, was founded by Gen. William Clark of Lewis and Clark Expedition at confluence of Ohio and Tennesse Rivers. The city was named for legendary Indian Chief Paduke. Paducah was the home of Vice President Alben Barkley and birthplace of Irvin S. Cobb. The town was first occupied during the Civil War by Gen. U. S. Grant. The port became a supply base of his Mississippi River campaign."
Coverage Paducah (KY)
Identifier [MCPL_PC_0127, S-72641-1]
McCracken County Courthouse, Paducah, KY.
[MCPL_PC_0227, S-64635]
McCracken County Courth...
Paducah (KY)
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Title McCracken County Courthouse, Paducah, KY.
Description "McCRACKEN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, Paducah, Ky., McCracken County was formed 1824, from Hickman County . It was named for Capt. Virgil McCracken of Woodford county who was killed in Battle of River Raisin near Detroit durin War of 1812- McCracken County has an area of 237 square miles. The Ohio and Tennessee Rivers brought industry dependent on river for transportation. The first county seat was at Wilmington in 1825 and was moved to Paducah in 1832."
Coverage Paducah (KY)
Identifier [MCPL_PC_0227, S-64635]
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