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Greenup in Greenup County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jesse Stuart (1906-1984)

 
 
Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker
Inscription. This Kentucky Poet Laureate was born and lived most of his life in W-Hollow, near Greenup. An educator and prolific writer, Stuart authored books, short stories, and poems which portray Appalachian Ky. He received Guggenheim fellowship, 1937; nominated for Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, 1977. Works include The Thread That Runs So True and Man with a Bull-Tongue Plow.
 
Erected 1987 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1808.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 32.532′ N, 82° 48.984′ W. Marker is in Greenup, Kentucky, in Greenup County. Marker is at the intersection of East Kentucky Road (SR 1) and W. Hollow Road on East Kentucky Road (SR 1). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenup KY 41144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iron made in Kentucky / Steam Furnace (approx. 1.9 miles away); Camp Swigert (approx. 2 miles away); E.K. Railway (approx. 2.1 miles away); Greenbo Lake State Resort Park (approx.
Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker
5.8 miles away); Buffalo Furnace b/ Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 5.8 miles away); City of Ironton (approx. 7 miles away in Ohio); John Campbell Memorial Home (approx. 7.1 miles away in Ohio); Unger's Shoes (approx. 7.2 miles away in Ohio). Click for a list of all markers in Greenup.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
 
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