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Jesse Stuart (1906-1984)

 
 
Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker
Inscription.  This Kentucky Poet Laureate was born and lived most of his life in W-Hollow, near Greenup. An educator and prolific writer, Stuart authored books, short stories, and poems which portray Appalachian Ky. He received Guggenheim fellowship, 1937; nominated for Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, 1977. Works include The Thread That Runs So True and Man with a Bull-Tongue Plow.
 
Erected 1987 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1808.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 32.532′ N, 82° 48.984′ W. Marker is in Greenup, Kentucky, in Greenup County. Marker is at the intersection of East Kentucky Road (SR 1) and W. Hollow Road on East Kentucky Road (SR 1). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenup KY 41144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McConnell House Complex (approx. 1.6 miles away); John M. McConnell House
Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Steam Furnace / Iron made in Kentucky (approx. 1.9 miles away); Camp Swigert (approx. 2 miles away); E. K. Railway (approx. 2.1 miles away); Raccoon Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 2.6 miles away); Greenup “Town Fathers” (approx. 2.7 miles away); County Named, 1803 (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenup.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 30, 2018
3. Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on November 15, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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