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

Lexington Cemetery

 
 
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By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
1. Lexington Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Incorporated in 1849, Lexington Cemetery was laid out as a natural landscape park. Both Confederate and Union soldiers are buried in this cemetery. Towering over Henry Clay's grave is a 120-foot monument surmounted by his statue. Other noted men, including James Lane Allen, John C. Breckinridge, and John H. Morgan, interred here.

Presented by Lexington-Fayette Co. Historic Commission.
 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1550.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.359′ N, 84° 30.506′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 421) west of Newtown Pike (U.S. 25), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 837 West Main Street, 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. 0.2 miles away); Vertner Woodson Tandy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Todd House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mary Todd Lincoln House
Lexington Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
2. Lexington Cemetery Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Fort Clay (approx. half a mile away); Pioneer Burying Ground (approx. half a mile away); Town Branch (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eastern State Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  Lexington Cemetery - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 15, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Lexington Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
3. Lexington Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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