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

Ellerslie

 
 
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By Ken Smith, November 17, 2013
1. Ellerslie Marker
Inscription. The home which stood on this site from 1787 to 1947 was built by Levi Todd (1756-1807), who named it for his ancestral village in Scotland. He was one of a party of hunters who named Lexington in 1775; first Fayette County clerk; aide to George Rogers Clark, 1779, Kaskaskia Expedition; Maj., Battle Blue Licks; trustee, Transylvania; grandfather of Mary Todd Lincoln.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1001.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 0.826′ N, 84° 27.601′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on Richmond Road (U.S. 25, 421) south of Lake Park Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2440 Richmond Road, Lexington KY 40502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Action At "Ashland" (approx. 1.5 miles away); Madeline M. Breckinridge / Kentucky Suffrage Leader (approx. 1.5 miles away); "Ashland" (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ashland / Clay & Abraham Lincoln
Ellerslie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 17, 2013
2. Ellerslie Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Henry Clay (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ashland Park / Olmsted Brothers In KY (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lexington (approx. 2.5 miles away); George Washington (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
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Ellerslie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 17, 2013
3. Ellerslie Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 354 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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