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Richmond in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gov. James B. McCleary

 
 
Gov. James B. McCleary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Gov. James B. McCleary Marker
Inscription. This was home of James McCreary, twice gov. of Ky., 1875-79 and 1911-15. He was only governor to serve at both capitols and live as chief executive in both governor's mansions. McCreary served with South in Civil War, then in the state legislature, 1869-75. Later, as member of U.S. House and Senate, he aided in obtaining the Federal Building, now Richmond City Hall.
 
Erected 1989 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1846.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 44.983′ N, 84° 17.983′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 25) west of 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond KY 40475, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frances E. Beauchamp / Prohibition Advocate (approx. 0.2 miles away); James B. McCreary Hall of Justice (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Named, 1786 / County Formed (approx. 0.3 miles away); Samuel Freeman Miller (approx.
Gov. James B. McCleary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Gov. James B. McCleary Marker
0.3 miles away); Madison County Courthouse 1862 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eastern Kentucky Univ. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Medal of Honor Winners (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Gov. James B. McCleary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
3. Gov. James B. McCleary Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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