Peace Park

E 9th St., Hopkinsville, KY

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Description 

"Bequest to city of Hopkinsville with funds for beautification and maintenance by John C. Latham of New York, a native of Hopkinsville. A generous and forgiving gift. Mr. Latham was owner of a large tobacco warehouse on this site that was destroyed, when burned by Night Riders, disgruntled tobacco growers, Dec. 8, 1907. The next year death came to Mr. Latham."

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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