Hickman County Courthouse

Hickman County Courthouse Clinton Kentucky


Stock #: 44148
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Clinton
State: Kentucky (KY)
County: Hickman
Publisher: Thompson's Community Service
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The County was named for Capt. Paschall Hickman in 1821.. Who was massacred by Indians after "River Raisin" battle Jan. 1813. He was one of nine Kentucky officers killed in that action for whom counties were named. The original county of Hickman comprised the Kentucky portion of the Jackson purchase. The first county seat was at Columbus, Ky. The original county of Hickman has been subdivided, over the years, into eight counties.
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