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

Augustus Owsley Stanley

 
 
Augustus Owsley Stanley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. Augustus Owsley Stanley Marker
Inscription. A dynamic orator, Stanley became nationally known for investigation of U.S. Steel Corp., while serving six terms in U.S. House, 1903-15. Born in Shelbyville, 1867, he moved to Henderson in 1898, and entered politics. Gov. of Ky., 1915-19; U.S. Senator, 1919-25. Chaired International Joint Commission to mediate disputes arising along U.S.-Canadian border. Died 1958.
 
Erected 1985 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1777.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 50.755′ N, 87° 35.294′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and 6th Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Main Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kimmel Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Audubon Saw and Grist Mill (approx. half a mile away); Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named
Augustus Owsley Stanley image. Click for full size.
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2. Augustus Owsley Stanley
United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division
Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Henderson (approx. half a mile away); A Civil War Action (approx. half a mile away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); They Served with Honor for Freedom (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Henderson.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Augustus Stanley. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsPolitics
 
Former Augustus Owsley Stanley home. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
3. Former Augustus Owsley Stanley home.
The view south on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
4. The view south on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 4 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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