Construction in the 1840's

Construction in the 1840's (HMX6C)

Location: Paducah, KY 42001 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 5.272', W 88° 35.634'

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Construction in the 1840's, the two-story Greek Revival structure overlooking the Paducah riverfront was originally the location of the Branch Bank of Louisville, one of the community's first banks. After the Civil War, the building was used for many years as a hotel before becoming the headquarters of the Henry A. Petter Supply Company in 1890. This mill and boat supply company provided provisions to packets steamers tied up at the riverfront. The Petter Supply Company remained at this site for over 100 years and remains one of Paducah's most important enterprises. In the late 1990's, the building was restored as the River Heritage Museum which celebrates the maritime history of the four rivers region.
HM NumberHMX6C
Placed BySponsored by Frederika Petter & Robert Petter Jr. in memory of Stanley & Anna Webb Petter
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 358339 N 4105808
Decimal Degrees37.08786667, -88.59390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.272', W 88° 35.634'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 16.32" N, 88° 35' 38.04" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 S Water St, Paducah KY 42001, US
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