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Flemingsburg in Fleming County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John F. Day (1913-1982)

 
 
John F. Day (1913-1982) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. John F. Day (1913-1982) Marker
Inscription. A native of Fleming County, this prize-winning journalist began his career with the Lexington Leader; later worked with Washington Bureau of Louisville Courier-Journal. Director and Vice President of CBS News, 1955-61, where he won two Emmy awards. Wrote Bloody Ground, 1941, on Eastern Kentucky. John Day spent his last years in England publishing a weekly newspaper.
 
Erected 1984 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1736.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 25.368′ N, 83° 43.973′ W. Marker is in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, in Fleming County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Square and North Main Cross Street (Kentucky Route 57) on Court Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Court Square, Flemingsburg KY 41041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gorman Building (a few steps from this marker); Fleming County (a few steps from this marker); James J. Andrews (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleming Hotel
Fleming County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. Fleming County Courthouse
Marker is on right side of courthouse.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Old Tobacco Plug Factory (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Herman Chittison / Accomplished Jazz Pianist (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stockton's Station (approx. half a mile away); Michael Cassidy (1755-1829) (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flemingsburg.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
View from courthouse down North Main Cross Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. View from courthouse down North Main Cross Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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