Ben Lucien Burman Historical

Ben Lucien Burman Historical (HM1UP3)

Location: Covington, KY 41011 Kenton County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 5.471', W 84° 30.442'

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Born in Covington and inspired by the Ohio River, he became famed chronicler of life and people along America's rivers and in Kentucky's mountains. His 22 novels, fables, and works of nonfiction were widely translated. Burman's Steamboat Round the Bend (1933) became Will Rogers' last movie. See over.
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Hailed as "new Mark Twain" for his stories of river life, Burman also became "a second Aesop" with his "High Water at Catfish Bend" (1952) and six related fables of mythical animal folk. Awarded French Legion of Honor in 1946 for World War II reports from Africa. Roamed world as special writer for Reader's Digest. Over.
HM NumberHM1UP3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1995
Placed ByNorthern Kentucky Heritage League, Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 715578 N 4329853
Decimal Degrees39.09118333, -84.50736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.471', W 84° 30.442'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 28.26" N, 84° 30' 26.52" W
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Area Code(s)859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 250-310 Riverside Dr, Covington KY 41011, US
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