Hotel Latham

Hotel Latham (HM1O4Q)

Location: Hopkinsville, KY 42240 Christian County
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N 36° 51.968', W 87° 29.225'

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Erected on this site, 1894, and named for Hopkinsville native and philanthropist, John C. Latham, Jr. Structure was Italian Renaissance style. It became a well-known tourist stop, social and civic center. Among famous guests: Vice President Charles Curtis, William J. Bryan, John Philip Sousa, Ethel Barrymore, and Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker. Hotel burned, 1940.
HM NumberHM1O4Q
Marker Number1501
Year Placed1974
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 456585 N 4080132
Decimal Degrees36.86613333, -87.48708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 51.968', W 87° 29.225'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 51' 58.08" N, 87° 29' 13.5" 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 200-298 E 7th St, Hopkinsville KY 42240, US
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