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Location: Paducah, KY 42003 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 5.06', W 88° 36.064'

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Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, soldier and rail builder, lived here, 1852~61. Born, Maryland, 1816. Graduated West Point, 1836. In the Mexican War (1846~48).Chief engineer, 1855~56, New Orleans and Jackson Railroad, first to enter Paducah. In Civil War joined Confed. Army, 1861.Killed, Battle of Champion's Hill near Vicksburg, May, 1863. Sponsored by Tilghman High School Class of 1929
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number939
Year Placed1966
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 3:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 357695 N 4105426
Decimal Degrees37.08433333, -88.60106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.06', W 88° 36.064'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 3.60" N, 88° 36' 3.84" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 631 Kentucky Ave, Paducah KY 42003, US
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