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

Elenores

 
 
Elenores Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Elenores Marker
Inscription.  Home of Elizabeth Madox Roberts, novelist, poet. Best known works, Time of Man, 1926, Great Meadow, 1930, both written here. The latter also published in England, Germany, Spain; made into successful movie. She wrote all of her novels, short stories and most poems, 1922-37. b. Perryville, 1881. Family home here, 1904, Elenores added, 1928. Buried in Springfield Cemetery, 1941.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1046.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 37° 41.347′ N, 85° 13.075′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Kentucky, in Washington County. Marker is on Walnut Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 Walnut Street, Springfield KY 40069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cunningham-Haydon House (within shouting distance of this marker); House of History
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(approx. ¼ mile away); John Pope, 1770-1845 (approx. ¼ mile away); Jesse Head Homesite (approx. ¼ mile away); Korean War Marker (approx. 0.3 miles away); E. Gregory Goatley Law Office (approx. 0.3 miles away); Busy Day In Springfield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morgan in Springfield (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  Elizabeth Madox Roberts. (Submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Elenores Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Elenores Marker
Elenores image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. Elenores
Elizabeth Madox Roberts image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Encyclopedia Virginia (via Wikipedia)
4. Elizabeth Madox Roberts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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