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Franklin in Simpson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Beverly L. Clarke

 
 
Beverly L. Clarke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
1. Beverly L. Clarke Marker
Inscription. Born in Virginia, 1809. Came to Simpson County in 1827. Studied law under noted Kentucky lawyer George Robertson. Served in the Kentucky legislature, 1841-42; US Congress, 1847-49. Delegate to Kentucky Constitutional Convention, 1849. US Minister to Guatemala, 1857 till his death, 1860. State legislature authorized reinterment in the Frankfort Cemetery in 1868.
 
Erected 1969 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1271.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 43.377′ N, 86° 34.686′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 31W) and West Kentucky Avenue. Click for map. Located within the Courthouse lawn. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 West Kentucky Avenue, Franklin KY 42134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1819 / Franklin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goodnight Memorial Library / Isaac Hershel Goodnight (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Sue Mundy's" Grave
Looking towards pavilion & Kentucky Ave/Main Street intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
2. Looking towards pavilion & Kentucky Ave/Main Street intersection.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Captain Thomas F Mantell, Jr. (approx. 4 miles away); "Duel at Sunrise" (approx. 4 miles away); "War Clouds" (approx. 4 miles away); "Frontier Portraits" (approx. 4 miles away); "Bringing in the Sheaves" (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article. (Submitted on May 16, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View of marker & nearby county courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
3. View of marker & nearby county courthouse.
Beverly L. Clarke photo image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Beverly L. Clarke photo
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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