“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Irvin S. Cobb

Irvin S. Cobb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. Irvin S. Cobb Marker
Inscription. Native of Paducah, famed wit and humorist; newspaper reporter, war correspondent and feature writer; author of books, short stories, movie scripts and plays. Started career with local paper. Moved to New York, 1904, to Hollywood, 1934. Beloved, especially for his high tribute to Kentucky's proud folk in his writing and speeches.

Maker presented by Paducah Retail Merchants Association
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 962.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 5.183′ N, 88° 37.339′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker can be reached from Park Avenue (Business U.S. 60) near North 16th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker located inside Oak Grove Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1613 Park Avenue, Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Reuben Saunders (1808-1891) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grave of John T. Scopes / Scopes "Monkey Trial" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Paduke
Irvin S. Cobb gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
2. Irvin S. Cobb gravesite
(approx. half a mile away); Forrest's Headquarters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wacinton (approx. mile away); Grace Episcopal (approx. 1.1 miles away); Broadway Methodist (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Duke of Paducah" (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Paducah.
Also see . . .  Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb. Find A Grave (Submitted on September 16, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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