Noted Historian

Noted Historian (HM1KOA)

Location: Maysville, KY 41056 Mason County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 38.938', W 83° 45.948'

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Richard Collins, born in Maysville in 1824, became famous for his authoritative HISTORY OF KENTUCKY, published in 1874. Continued the work of his father, Lewis Collins, who in 1847 published a history of the state. Richard was editor of Maysville Eagle and founded Danville Review. Practiced law in Maysville and Cincinnati. Died in 1888; buried in Maysville.
Marker Number1492
Year Placed1974
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 259304 N 4281453
Decimal Degrees38.64896667, -83.76580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.938', W 83° 45.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 56.28" N, 83° 45' 56.88" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 63-99 E Mcdonald Pkwy, Maysville KY 41056, US
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