Irvin S. Cobb

Irvin S. Cobb (HMVS4)

Location: Paducah, KY 42001 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 5.183', W 88° 37.339'

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Native of Paducah, famed wit and humorist; newspaper reporter, war correspondent and feature writer; author of books, short stories, movie scripts and plays. Started career with local paper. Moved to New York, 1904, to Hollywood, 1934. Beloved, especially for his high tribute to Kentucky's proud folk in his writing and speeches.

Maker presented by Paducah Retail Merchants Association
HM NumberHMVS4
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number962
Year Placed1966
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 6:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 355810 N 4105686
Decimal Degrees37.08638333, -88.62231667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.183', W 88° 37.339'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 10.98" N, 88° 37' 20.34" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1601-1691 Crest Dr, Paducah KY 42001, US
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