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

Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley / Stanley-Casey House

 
 
Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley Marker
Inscription.  
Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley
A. O. Stanley, Governor of Ky. from 1915-19, was born May 21, 1867, in Shelbyville and lived in this house as a child. The son of Rev. Wm. and Amanda Owsley Stanley, he was school principal and lawyer. Served 6 terms in U. S. Congress, 1903-15, and as U. S. Senator, 1919-25. Died in 1958 and buried in Frankfort.
Presented by Shelby County Historical Society.

Stanley-Casey House
(Reverse) Stanley-Casey House - Northeast wing of house built ca. 1814-18. Served as Professor Scearce's Academy, a school for boys and girls, 1885-1901. House was owned by John Casey, tinsmith, and heirs 1901-84. The unusual ceilings in house were made by the Casey family. House was purchased and restored in 1984 by Shelby Co. Historical Society to serve as society headquarters.
 
Erected 2003 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2115.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included
Stanley-Casey House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Stanley-Casey House Marker
in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 12.699′ N, 85° 12.782′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (Business Kentucky Route 55) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Washington Street, Shelbyville KY 40065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Squire Boone's Station, 1779 (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founder Capt. William Shannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shelby County, 1792 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Blockhouse / Martin's Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shelby County WWI Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition / Death of Meriwether Lewis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Science Hill School (approx. mile away); The Armstrong Hotel (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Augustus Owsley Stanley. (Submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Stanley-Casey House and Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
3. Stanley-Casey House and Marker.
Augustus Owsley Stanley I (May 21, 1867 – August 12, 1958) image. Click for full size.
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4. Augustus Owsley Stanley I (May 21, 1867 – August 12, 1958)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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