Maysville in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Throughout a singing and acting career that spanned six decades, the acclaimed “girl singer” remained connected to her hometown. In 1999, “Rosie” launched the Rosemary Clooney Music Festival in Maysville, the site of her birth, marriage, and final resting place.
Erected 2004 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2150.)
Topics and series. This historical marker Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1951.
Location. 38° 38.807′ N, 83° 45.899′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on East Third Street east of Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 East Third Street, Maysville KY 41056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Russell Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Shackleford Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Alanant-O-Wamiowee (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stanley Forman Reed (about 500 feet away); William G. Kenton (1941-1981) (about 500 feet away); Limestone (about 600 feet away); Kentucky Historian (about 600 feet away); John Samuel Darrough / Medal of Honor Recipient (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maysville.
Also see . . . A Rosemary Clooney Biographical Sketch. (Submitted on March 2, 2008.)
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