Eliza Calvert Hall, 1856-1935

Eliza Calvert Hall, 1856-1935 (HM2DDO)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42101 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.184', W 86° 26.853'

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Side ALida Calvert Obenchain ("Eliza Calvert Hall"), suffragist, press superintendent of Ky. Equal Rights Assn., poet, author. Her most famous story, "Sally Ann's Experience" (1898), protested women's inequality. President Roosevelt praised her first collection of stories, Aunt Jane of Kentucky(1907). Side B

Royalties helped purchase home at 1353 Chestnut St. The Land of Long Ago(1909), To Love and to Cherish (1911) and Clover and Blue Grass (1916) followed. For A Book of Hand-Woven Coverlets (1912), she bought coverlets from wagons of tobacco farmers on Chestnut St. Her books reached at least one million readers. (Marker Number 2240.)
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Date Added Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 10:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 549163 N 4093506
Decimal Degrees36.98640000, -86.44755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.184', W 86° 26.853'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 11.04" N, 86° 26' 51.18" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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