Goodnight Memorial Library / Isaac Hershel Goodnight

Goodnight Memorial Library / Isaac Hershel Goodnight (HM1KI1)

Location: Franklin, KY 42134 Simpson County
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N 36° 43.225', W 86° 34.2'

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Goodnight Memorial Library

Mrs. Goodnight (1858-1935), wife of I.H. Goodnight, in her will made possible the erection of this municipal building containing library, auditorium, assembly room, museum, kitchen. With aid of federal funds, WPA did the work. Assembly room used by Ella Hoy Goodnight Music Club. Sen. Alben W. Barkley, later Vice President, dedicated building in 1937. Over.

Isaac Hershel Goodnight

State representative, congressman, circuit judge. Born Allen County 1849, he came here in 1870 and began law practice, 1873. Served as state representative, 1877-1878, U.S. Congressman from 1889-95. Chairman of the Democratic State Convention of 1891. Elected judge of Kentucky's seventh circuit in 1897, serving till his death here in 1901. See over.
HM NumberHM1KI1
Marker Number1369
Year Placed1970
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 538399 N 4063944
Decimal Degrees36.72041667, -86.57000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 43.225', W 86° 34.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 43' 13.5" N, 86° 34' 12" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 E Madison St, Franklin KY 42134, US
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