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

Home of Lucy Furman

 
 
Home of Lucy Furman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 25, 2021
1. Home of Lucy Furman Marker
Inscription.  Author, lecturer. Depicted life of Kentucky mountain people with dignity in books, serials. Born here, 1870, by age 23 she had been acclaimed for stories in literary magazines. First book in 1897. She worked and taught at Hindman Settlement School, Knott County, Ky., 1907-27. Continued writing. Death, 1958. Books include The Quare Women and The Glass Window.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 870.)
 
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 1870.
 
Location. 37° 50.107′ N, 87° 35.525′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Powell Street and South Green Street (Alternate U.S. 41), on the right when traveling east on Powell Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 334 Powell Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Powell-Martin House (about 500 feet away, measured
Home of Lucy Furman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 25, 2021
2. Home of Lucy Furman Marker
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in a direct line); The African Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mothers Day (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Formed, Named (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Park Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Workers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henderson County Vietnam Veterans (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Home of Lucy Furman. From the Kentucky Historical Society's ExploreKYHistory series. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. 2020 Writer's Hall of Fame: Lucy Furman. By Tom Eblen in Kentucky Monthly magazine. Posted January 30, 2020. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Lucy Furman image. Click for full size.
By RebeccaGayle, Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0
3. Lucy Furman
Home of Lucy Furman, front elevation image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 25, 2021
4. Home of Lucy Furman, front elevation
Looking south from Powell Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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