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Alligator in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fred Coe

1914~1979

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
1. Fred Coe Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer television producer was born in Dr. Wells' house, which once occupied this site. Coe shows such as "Marty", "The Trip to Bountiful", and "Days of Wine and Roses" set standards for 1950s live TV drama. Producer of stage and film hits "A Thousand Clowns" and "The Miracle Worker", Coe discovered and inspired many writers, directors, and actors.
 
Erected 1997 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 34° 5.268′ N, 90° 43.059′ W. Marker is in Alligator, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is on Lake Street 0.1 miles south of Roger Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alligator MS 38720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alligator Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); Duncan (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Blues Legends of Duncan
Fred Coe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
2. Fred Coe Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Henry Townsend (approx. 9.9 miles away); The Shelby Depot (approx. 9.9 miles away); Decker-Malatesta Post 0113 (approx. 9.9 miles away); Cotton Pickin' Blues (approx. 11 miles away); Hopson Plantation (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Fred Coe. (Submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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3. Fred Coe
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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