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Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Clay

 
 
Fort Clay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 17, 2010
1. Fort Clay Marker
Inscription. Extensive earthworks with ditch, drawbridges and magazine were constructed here by Federal forces after the Battle of "Ashland," May 1862.
 
Erected by Historical Markers Society. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.015′ N, 84° 30.842′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on West High Street (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located at the west end of viaduct over the railroad. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington KY 40508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lexington Historic Distillery District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Land (approx. half a mile away); Lexington Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Vertner Woodson Tandy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Todd House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mary Todd Lincoln House (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Race Course (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pioneer Burying Ground (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Marker traveling east image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 17, 2010
2. Marker traveling east
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 1,070 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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