Noted Historian

East McDonald Pkwy, Maysville, KY

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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"Richard Collins, born in Maysville in 1824, became famous for his authoritative History of Kentucky, published in 1874. Continued the work of his father, Lewis Collins, who in 1847 published a history of the state. Richard was editor of Maysville Eagle and founded Danville Review. Practiced law in Maysville and Cincinnati. Died in 1888; buried in Maysville."

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  • June 21, 2012: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • May 2, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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