Cassius Marcellus Clay

Cassius Marcellus Clay (HMKNI)

Location: Richmond, KY 40475 Madison County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 44.695', W 84° 17.364'

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U.S. Minister to Russia

— (1861-62); (1863-69) —

Buried in this cemetery is Cassius Marcellus Clay. As a result of his diplomacy in Russia, friendship between the two powers reached its highest peak. This helped prevent intervention of England and France during Civil War and provided an atmosphere which made possible purchase of Alaska, 1867.
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HM NumberHMKNI
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1576
Year Placed1976
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 4:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 738827 N 4180973
Decimal Degrees37.74491667, -84.28940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.695', W 84° 17.364'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 41.70" N, 84° 17' 21.84" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 526-550 E Main St, Richmond KY 40475, US
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