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Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Gov. Leslie

 
 
Home of Gov. Leslie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
1. Home of Gov. Leslie Marker
Inscription. Preston H. Leslie, born Ky., 1819. Died Montana, 1907. Completed term of Gov. John Stevenson from Feb. to Sept., 1871, when elected 27th Governor of Kentucky. Known for his sound judgment of State affairs and meeting the needs of growing population and business. Territorial Governor of Montana, 1887-89. US Dist. Atty. 1894-98. Appointed by Pres. Cleveland.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 609.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.622′ N, 85° 54.377′ W. Marker is in Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker is on E. Main Street (State Highway 90) east of Franklin Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 513 E. Main St, Glasgow KY 42141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Arthur Krock / Historic Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barren County, 1798 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Barren County World War II Monument
Home of Gov. Leslie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
2. Home of Gov. Leslie Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Our Confederate Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Barren County's Medal of Honor Winners (approx. 0.4 miles away); 623rd Field Artillery Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Barren County Viet Nam Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glasgow.
 
Also see . . .  Preston Leslie - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 31, 2015.)
 
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Marker and Site of Home of Gov. Leslie image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
3. Marker and Site of Home of Gov. Leslie
View to Southeast from E. Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
4. View to Southeast from E. Main Street
Marker is on left (north) side of street
View to Northwest from E. Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 7, 2015
5. View to Northwest from E. Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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