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Fort Jefferson Christian Cross, Wickliffe, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
N 36° 57.449 W 089° 05.543
16S E 313712 N 4092201
Quick Description: 90 foot Christian Cross overlooks the Mississippi and Ohio River
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2007 4:19:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM2B7P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 244

Long Description:
This 90-foot cross in Wickliffe, Kentucky, at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, serves as a beacon for the hundreds of ships which supply the two rivers. The cross was financed by Donations from individuals in Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri and many other states, and also by those who also purchased bricks in the pedestal supporting the cross, and on the "walking wall" in front of the cross.
Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Metal (steel, bronze, aluminium, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
90 foot metal cross overllooks the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.


Describe the location:
Overlook of the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.


Year of manufacture: 4/4/1999

Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photograph of this cross.
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