Chief Paduke

Chief Paduke (HM2M3)

Location: Paducah, KY 42001 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 4.734', W 88° 37.243'

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Chief of sub~tribe of Chickasaw Indians, who lived and hunted in this area until Jackson Purchase, 1818. Land here then owned by Gen. William Clark, who founded Paducah; named it in honor of friendly chief. Statue sculptured by Lorado Taft, 1909, who combined features of various Indian tribes in its execution.
HM NumberHM2M3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number793
Placed ByPaducah Junior Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 12:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 355938 N 4104853
Decimal Degrees37.07890000, -88.62071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 4.734', W 88° 37.243'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 4' 44.04" N, 88° 37' 14.58" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1919-1935 Jefferson St, Paducah KY 42001, US
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