Located in the westernmost area of Kentucky known as the Jackson Purchase, Paducah has witnessed tremendous change since its beginnings in the early 19th century. Founded by William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expedition, Paducah officially became a town in 1830 and gained the McCracken County seat a year later. Thanks to the area's river resources, the arrival of the New Orleans and Ohio Railroads, and the installment of the telegraph line, Paducah experienced considerable growth, despite the occurrence of natural ...

Paducah 2004, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738516707

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Paducah 2004, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531611453