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Home/Office of Duncan Hines 1941-1959

 
 
Home/Office of Duncan Hines 1941-1959 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave, January 7, 2019
1. Home/Office of Duncan Hines 1941-1959 Marker
Inscription.  Authority on restaurants and lodgings in U.S. Born in Bowling Green, 1880. From places visited on business trips, he noted good eating places and inns. That led to annual editions of Adventures in Good Eating and Lodging for a Night. Also authored Vacation Guide and Adventures in Good Cooking. Died in 1959; buried Fairview Cem.
 
Erected 1988 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1831.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 37° 0.62′ N, 86° 23.791′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on Louisville Road (U.S. 68-80). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baker Hill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Confederate Monument of Bowling Green (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Confederate Monument
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Home of Thomas Hines (approx. 1.9 miles away); College Street Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Webb (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Webb and Civil War Earthworks (approx. 2 miles away); Western Kentucky University (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Duncan Hines (with photo). Duncan Hines began making a list for friends of hundreds of good restaurants around the country to help travelers. Later he started making baked goods for sale. (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2019, by Dave of Spence, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 7, 2019, by Dave of Spence, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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