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Near Center in Metcalfe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Savoyard

 
 
Savoyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
1. Savoyard Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of Eugene W. Newman, whose pen name was given to the town, formerly Chicken Bristle. A noted Washington columnist for several metropolitan newspapers and author of sketches about the Pennyrile of Kentucky. Known as great political writer, praised by contemporaries for understanding of people and versatility. Newman lived 1845-1923, buried Edmonton.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1000.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 37° 6.735′ N, 85° 44.469′ W. Marker is near Center, Kentucky, in Metcalfe County. Marker is on Hiseville-Center Road (State Highway 314) north of Savoyard Park Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Horse Cave KY 42749, 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 flies. Partisan Protected (approx. 2.7 miles away); Ed Porter Thompson
View to South Along Hiseville-Center Road (Highway 314) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
2. View to South Along Hiseville-Center Road (Highway 314)
Marker is on right (west) side of highway
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Joseph A. Altsheler (approx. 4.1 miles away); Last Recorded Indian Raid (approx. 5.2 miles away); Discovery of Sulphur Well / Beula Villa Hotel (approx. 6 miles away); Bear Wallow (approx. 7 miles away); Dripping Springs (approx. 7˝ miles away); F. M. Jones and Bro. General Store (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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