Lexington Cemetery

Lexington Cemetery (HM15H9)

Location: Lexington, KY 40508 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 3.359', W 84° 30.506'

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Incorporated in 1849, Lexington Cemetery was laid out as a natural landscape park. Both Confederate and Union soldiers are buried in this cemetery. Towering over Henry Clay's grave is a 120-foot monument surmounted by his statue. Other noted men, including James Lane Allen, John C. Breckinridge, and John H. Morgan, interred here.

Presented by Lexington-Fayette Co. Historic Commission.
HM NumberHM15H9
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1550
Year Placed1976
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 6:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 718603 N 4214957
Decimal Degrees38.05598333, -84.50843333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.359', W 84° 30.506'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 21.54" N, 84° 30' 30.36" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 835 W Main St, Lexington KY 40508, US
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