James Lane Allen

James Lane Allen (HM144K)

Location: Lexington, KY 40507 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 3.042', W 84° 29.666'

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This Transylvania honor graduate, who later taught there, won an international audience with his nostalgic stories and novels of Bluegrass region. Allen was born near Lexington. By 1893, after his work became popular, he moved to New York City. He died there, and was buried in Lexington Cem. His will provided funds for fountain nearby, for children of the city.
HM NumberHM144K
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1875
Year Placed1990
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 719847 N 4214404
Decimal Degrees38.05070000, -84.49443333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.042', W 84° 29.666'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 2.52" N, 84° 29' 39.96" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 237-299 Market St, Lexington KY 40507, US
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