"Lion of White Hall"

"Lion of White Hall" (HM1A6I)

Location: Richmond, KY 40475 Madison County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 50.583', W 84° 19.783'

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West of here is White Hall, home of Cassius M. Clay (1810-1903). For a half century, Clay was a "firebrand" in American life. Fearless abolitionist, publisher of anti-slavery paper, The True American, captain in the Mexican War, legislator and Minister to Russia. When Ft. Sumter fell, he organized civilian guard for U.S. Capitol until army could protect.
HM NumberHM1A6I
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number533
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 9:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 734963 N 4191761
Decimal Degrees37.84305000, -84.32971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.583', W 84° 19.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 34.98" N, 84° 19' 46.98" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 278-598 State Hwy 3055, Richmond KY 40475, US
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