Silversmith Shop

Silversmith Shop (HM1AFF)

Location: Lexington, KY 40507 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 2.911', W 84° 29.896'

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On this site, 1810-1838, was shop of Asa Blanchard, the most noted of Kentucky's silversmiths. Blanchard silver was as prized in Kentucky as that of Paul Revere in New England. Among his customers were the most prominent families in the Bluegrass. A master craftsman who trained many apprentices, Blanchard was a goldsmith as well as a watch and clockmaker. He died in 1838.
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HM NumberHM1AFF
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1784
Year Placed1986
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 3:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 719517 N 4214152
Decimal Degrees38.04851667, -84.49826667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.911', W 84° 29.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 54.66" N, 84° 29' 53.76" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112-140 N Mill St, Lexington KY 40507, US
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