Father of Kentucky Historical Society Highway Marker Program

Father of Kentucky Historical Society Highway Marker Program (HM2BRO)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 12.017', W 84° 52.55'

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After a full career of distinguished public service, W. A. Wentworth directed rapid expansion of Ky. Historical Highway Marker Program as Chairman, 1962 until his death, 1971. Born New Hampshire, 1888. Public Relations executive with Borden Co., N.Y., for 27 years. President General, Natl. Society Sons of the American Revolution.

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In 1962, eighty percent of the few markers in Kentucky were located in the Bluegrass area. Under leadership of W. A. Wentworth, markers were erected in every county with more than 1100 in the state. Affection for his "adopted state" was displayed by dedication to this program.
1971 * Kentucky Historical Society * Kentucky Department of Highways * 1420
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1971
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685997 N 4230169
Decimal Degrees38.20028333, -84.87583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.017', W 84° 52.55'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 1.02" N, 84° 52' 33" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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