Irvin S. Cobb Said: / Alben W. Barkley Said:

Irvin S. Cobb Said: / Alben W. Barkley Said: (HMVT1)

Location: Paducah, KY 42001 McCracken County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 5.234', W 88° 35.798'

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Irvin S. Cobb Said:
"Here in Paducah one encounters, I claim, an agreeable blend of Western kindliness, and Northern enterprises, superimposed upon a Southern background. Here, I claim, more chickens are fried, more hot biscuits are eaten, more corn pone is consumed, and more genuine hospitality is offered than any town of like size in the commonwealth."

Alben W. Barkley Said:
"Paducah is a town with a distinct flavor. It was ~~ and is ~~ a good place, an interesting place in which to live. A great part of its personality is derived from such colorful citizens as Judge Bishop (the living prototype of Cobb's fictional Judge Priest), Irvin Cobb and others."Marker presented by Shiva Artist Colors

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HM NumberHMVT1
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1025
Year Placed1967
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 2:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 358095 N 4105742
Decimal Degrees37.08723333, -88.59663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.234', W 88° 35.798'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 14.04" N, 88° 35' 47.88" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 226 Broadway St, Paducah KY 42001, US
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