Goebel Monument Fund Certificate, ca. 1910
- Goebel Monument Fund Certificate, ca. 1910
- Goebel Monument Fund (KY)
- 1 item; 26 cm.
- Goebel, William, 1856-1900 -Monuments
- Kentucky Historical Society
- Biography / History
- Two monuments in Frankfort, Kentucky, honor of William Goebel, the only state governor to be assassinated. Charles H. Niehaus, a New York sculptor, created both monuments. The monument in the Frankfort Cemetery was paid for by a private subscription collected by the Goebel Monument Commission. Known as "The Orator," the monument was dedicated February 3, 1910.
- Scope and Content
- This one item collection is a Goebel Monument Fund (Kentucky) certificate issued ca. 1910 to Richard H. Tacke. The document is signed by James B. McCreary, Chairman, and David R. Murray, Secretary.
- Arrangement: Chronological