(1849-1925)This Transylvania honor graduate, who later taught there, won an international audience with his nostalgic stories and novels of Bluegrass region. Allen was born near Lexington. By 1893, after his work became popular, he moved to New York City. He died there, and was buried in Lexington Cem. His will provided funds for fountain nearby, for children of the city.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series|
|Placed By||Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 719847 N 4214404|
|Decimal Degrees||38.05070000, -84.49443333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 3.042', W 84° 29.666'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 3' 2.52" N, 84° 29' 39.96" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 237-299 Market St, Lexington KY 40507, US|
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