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

Kentucky Historian

 
 
Kentucky Historian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. Kentucky Historian Marker
Inscription. Lewis Collins, 1797-1870, born near Bryan's Station, author of Collins' HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF KENTUCKY. He was presiding judge of Mason County, publisher-editor of the EAGLE, lived here 52 years. His 1847 study of his own state-revised by Richard H. Collins, his son, 1874 as Collins' HISTORY OF KENTUCKY ~ is considered a basic source for the historian of today.
 
Erected 1964 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 738.)
 
Location. 38° 38.871′ N, 83° 46.005′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Sutton Street and West 3rd Street (Kentucky Route 8), on the right when traveling south on Sutton Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 Sutton Street, Maysville KY 41056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Limestone (a few steps from this marker); Stanley Forman Reed (within shouting distance of this marker); Noted Historian (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lee House (about 500 feet away); Maysville Academy
Area photo of marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. Area photo of marker.
(about 600 feet away); Rosemary Clooney (about 600 feet away); Elisha Green (about 600 feet away); Alanant-O-Wamiowee (about 700 feet 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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View of West 3rd Street & Sutton Street image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. View of West 3rd Street & Sutton Street
Marker area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
4. Marker area.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 19 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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