Pewee Valley in Oldham County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Annie Fellows Johnston
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An Indiana native, she wrote more than forty books, and most of the characters were based on people she knew. In 1910 she moved to Pewee Valley and bought "The Beeches." She lived there with her step-daughter, artist Mary G. Johnston, for the rest of her life. "The Little Colonel" movie starring Shirley Temple was made in 1935.
Erected 2016 by Kentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2503.)
Location. 38° 18.772′ N, 85° 29.549′ W. Marker is in Pewee Valley, Kentucky, in Oldham County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Ave and Peace Lane, on the right when traveling west on Central Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pewee Valley KY 40056, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Wolf Pen Corridor / Wolf Pen Preservation Association, Inc. (approx. 4.3 miles away); David Wark Griffith (approx. 4.9 miles away); Perryville Prelude (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Kentucky Soldiers’ Home (approx. 7.8 miles away); Woodlawn Race Course (approx. 8.2 miles away); Zachary Taylor National Cemetery (approx. 8˝ miles away); Zachary Taylor Home (approx. 8.7 miles away); a different marker also named Zachary Taylor Home (approx. 8.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Annie Fellows Johnston on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.