Lexington

Lexington (HM13P8)

Location: Lexington, KY 40503 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 59.995', W 84° 31.225'

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Named in honor of first Battle of the American Revolution. William McConnell was among the party of hunters who came to site from Harrodsburg in 1775. Built cabin to obtain land title but driven off by Indians. Lexington later settled by Robert Patterson and companions, 1779. Major frontier town. Home of Henry Clay, Mary Todd Lincoln and John C. Breckinridge.
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HM NumberHM13P8
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number0136
Year Placed1973
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 10:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 717717 N 4208707
Decimal Degrees37.99991667, -84.52041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 59.995', W 84° 31.225'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 59' 59.70" N, 84° 31' 13.50" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2520 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington KY 40503, US
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