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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 38.807′ N, 83° 45.899′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 East Third Street, Maysville KY 41056, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking 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); Maysville River Front 1900 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Colter (ca. 1775-1813) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maysville.
Also see . . . A Rosemary Clooney Biographical Sketch. (Submitted on March 2, 2008.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Notable Persons •
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