Central Park Fountain

Central Park Fountain (HM294R)

Location: Henderson, KY 42420 Henderson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 50.295', W 87° 35.554'

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The "new" Central Park Fountain, installed in July 2003, is a faithful reproduction of the fountain that stood on this site from 1892 to 1963. Originally costing $3000, the first fountain quickly became a treasured landmark in downtown Henderson.
Fountain parts started coming loose in the 1920's, no doubt caused in part by the fountain operating and then freezing during cold weather. The partially disassembled and vandalized fountain was finally removed in 1963. Several unsuccessful efforts were mounted in intervening decades to bring back the fountain. The dream was finally realized in 2003, coming about as a part of the larger revitalization of Henderson's downtown.
HM NumberHM294R
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Date Added Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 447859 N 4188034
Decimal Degrees37.83825000, -87.59256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.295', W 87° 35.554'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 17.7" N, 87° 35' 33.24" W
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Area Code(s)270, 812
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23 S Main St, Henderson KY 42420, US
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