Wickliffe, Kentucky: Giant Cross95 feet tall and made of metal, perched on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. It reminds river boaters just whose religion is in charge on the Kentucky side.
- Cs-1016, Wickliffe, KY
- South of town about a mile on US 51/62, on the right.
- Lit at night.
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The Cross is up on a nice promontory overlooking the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Looks like they got their lights and added a walkway to boot. Three historical markers for Civil War buffs are located at the entrance.[Kathy & Ron NxNE, 06/07/2015]
State legislators have been criticized for trying to sneak $50,000 into their budget to light a giant Christian cross in Wickliffe, KY. The 95-foot metal cross, near the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, was erected last year with $250,000 in private donations.... [04/30/2000] Complete News Story