Goebel Monument Fund Certificate, ca. 1910

Descriptive Summary

Title
Goebel Monument Fund Certificate, ca. 1910
Creator
Goebel Monument Fund (KY)
Extent
1 item; 26 cm.
Subjects
Goebel, William, 1856-1900 -Monuments
Certificates
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

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