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

Noted Historian

 
 
Noted Historian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. Noted Historian Marker
Inscription. Richard Collins, born in Maysville in 1824, became famous for his authoritative HISTORY OF KENTUCKY, published in 1874. Continued the work of his father, Lewis Collins, who in 1847 published a history of the state. Richard was editor of Maysville Eagle and founded Danville Review. Practiced law in Maysville and Cincinnati. Died in 1888; buried in Maysville.
 
Erected 1974 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1492.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 38.938′ N, 83° 45.948′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of East McDonald Parkway and Sutton Street, on the left when traveling east on East McDonald Parkway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 Sutton Street, Maysville KY 41056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lee House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kentucky Historian (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Limestone (about 600 feet away); Stanley Forman Reed
The view north towards Ohio River wall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. The view north towards Ohio River wall.
(about 600 feet away); Rosemary Clooney (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maysville River Front 1900 (approx. 0.2 miles away); William G. Kenton (1941-1981) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Underground Rail Road (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Maysville.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Kenton County Public Library on Northern Ky Writers. (Submitted on May 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Looking west on East McDonald Parkway. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. Looking west on East McDonald Parkway.
Intersection of Sutton Street & East McDonald Parkway. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
4. Intersection of Sutton Street & East McDonald Parkway.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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