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Transylvania Pavilion

 
 
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By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
1. Transylvania Pavilion Marker
Inscription. This building was one of two dependencies for Transylvania University's elaborate, three-storied 1816 structure designed by Lexington architect Matthew Kennedy. Main building burned in 1829. Nine-bayed, it had center pavilion of 5 bays surmounted by a broad pediment. The hip roof had octagonal, baroque-manner cupola.

Presented by Lexington-Fayette Co. Historic Commission
 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Department, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1549.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.031′ N, 84° 29.675′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on Market Street 0.1 miles south of West 3rd. Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 253 Market Street, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Lane Allen (within shouting distance of this marker); Transylvania University (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827) / Patterson Cabin (about 400 feet away, measured
Transylvania Pavilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
2. Transylvania Pavilion Marker
in a direct line); Hunt-Morgan House (about 500 feet away); Morgan House (about 500 feet away); Lexington Public Library 1905 - 1989 / A Carnegie Library (about 500 feet away); Samuel Brown, M.D. (1769 - 1830) (about 500 feet away); Thomas Hunt Morgan / Genetic Research (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
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Transylvania Pavilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
3. Transylvania Pavilion Marker
Transylvania Pavilion NRHP image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
4. Transylvania Pavilion NRHP
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 225 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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