Hotel Latham

7th & Virginia Sts., Hopkinsville, KY


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"Erected on this site, 1894, and named for Hopkinsville native and philanthropist, John C. Latham, Jr. Structure was Italian Renaissance style. It became a well-known tourist stop, social and civic center. Among its famous guests: Vice President Charles Curtis, William J. Bryan, John Philip Sousa, Ethel Barrymore, and Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker. Hotel burned, 1940."

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger