Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Slavery in Fayette Co. / Cheapside Slave Auction Block
Erected 2003 by Lexington Alumni, Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2122.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 2.868′ N, 84° 29.848′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on West Short Street near North Upper Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington KY 40507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Vice President (within shouting distance of this marker); Fayette County (within shouting distance of this marker); Fayette County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Courthouses / Cheapside (within shouting distance of this marker); Silversmith Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); First Inauguration (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . . Cheapside: African American Heritage Trail in Downtown Lexington.
Categories. • African Americans • Antebellum South, US • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 7,164 times since then. Last updated on February 23, 2009, by Sherri Watts of Lexington, Kentucky. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.