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

Joe Creason

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
1. Joe Creason Marker
Inscription. Longview Cemetery, Bethel, is grave site of one of the most noted and best-loved Kentucky journalists. Born 1918 in Benton, he gained renown from his column, "Joe Creason's Kentucky," in the Louisville Courier-Journal. His popular book by same name contained stories from column. With friends in all 120 counties, he was known as state's "goodwill ambassador."
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1542.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 15.199′ N, 83° 51.614′ W. Marker is in Bethel, Kentucky, in Bath County. Marker is on Bethel Ridge Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1135 Bethel Ridge Rd, Sharpsburg KY 40374, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sherburne Bridge (approx. 3.6 miles away); Henry Tureman Allen (approx. 5.2 miles away); Owings House / Thomas Dye Owings (approx. 9.1 miles away); Gen. Hood Birthplace (approx. 9.2 miles
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By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
2. Joe Creason Marker
away); Capt. John “Jack” Jouett, Jr. (approx. 9.2 miles away); Bath County (approx. 9.2 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 9.2 miles away); Private Ambers Sapp (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Joe Creason. (Submitted on November 16, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
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By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
3. Joe Creason Marker
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By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
4. Joe Creason Grave
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5. Joe Creason
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By Tom Bosse
6. Joe Creason
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 16, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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