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Rosine in Ohio County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rosine

 
 
Rosine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. Rosine Marker
Inscription.  Post office here was established as Pigeon Roost, January 16, 1872. The name was changed to Rosine, June 10, 1873, in honor of Jennie Taylor McHenry, 1832-1914, a poet who wrote under the pen name of “Rosine.” A collection of her poems was published. She was the wife of Henry D. McHenry, prominent lawyer and banker. The town was incorporated September 15, 1873.
 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1510.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsSettlements & SettlersWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 27.036′ N, 86° 44.536′ W. Marker is in Rosine, Kentucky, in Ohio County. Marker is on Bill Monroe Avenue (U.S. 62) west of Kentucky Road 1544, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 2nd St, Rosine KY 42370, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Rosine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. Rosine Marker
flies. Rosine Area Veterans Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Smith Bill Monroe (about 700 feet away); PFC Wesley Phelps / Medal of Honor Winner (about 700 feet away); Jerusalem Ridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Monroe Homeplace (approx. 1.4 miles away); Home of Charlie and Betty Monroe (approx. 1.7 miles away); Clarence Wilson Home (approx. 1.7 miles away); Barnett's Station (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosine.
 
Regarding Rosine. The community is the hometown of bluegrass music legend Bill Monroe.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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