"Duke of Paducah"

"Duke of Paducah" (HMVTB)

Location: Paducah, KY 42001 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 5.132', W 88° 36.079'

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Irving Shrewsbury Cobb, 1876-1944.
One of Paducah's famous sons. "A first~class humorist from a conversational gesture to a book wit who made all the world laugh with him."Author of more than sixty books, short story writer, recipient of O'Henry Award, movie actor, lecturer.Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, France 1918.Presented 1965 by Paducah Rotary Club.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number795
Year Placed2007
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 9:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 357675 N 4105560
Decimal Degrees37.08553333, -88.60131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.132', W 88° 36.079'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 7.92" N, 88° 36' 4.74" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 619 Broadway St, Paducah KY 42001, US
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