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

First Inauguration

 
 
First Inauguration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
1. First Inauguration Marker
Inscription. Isaac Shelby was inaugurated as lst governor of Kentucky, June 4, 1792, at building on West Main Street; built as a market house, 1791-92. After Kentucky's admission to Union, the structure was also used as a State House during the legislative sessions of 1792. The Lexington Library was organized in same building in January, 1795.

Presented by Lexington-Fayette Co. Historic Commission
 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1551.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 2.91′ N, 84° 29.973′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on W. Main Street (U.S. 60, 421) east of N. Broadway Road (U.S. 68), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. 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. African American Physicians (within shouting distance of this marker); Silversmith Shop (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lexington (about 400 feet away); Lexington Courthouses / Cheapside
First Inauguration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
2. First Inauguration Marker
(about 400 feet away); U.S. Vice President (about 500 feet away); Fayette County (about 500 feet away); Fayette County World War I Memorial (about 500 feet away); John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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