Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Gov. George Madison (1763-1816)
Erected 1992 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1896.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 12.005′ N, 84° 52.66′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Broadway Street and Catfish Alley, on the right when traveling west on West Broadway Street. Marker is located on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 West Broadway Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Goebel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor William Goebel (about 300 feet away); Inauguration Elm (about 300 feet away); Emily Thomas Tubman House (about 400 feet away); The Church of the Ascension (about 400 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Frankfort Newspapers (about 400 feet away); Old Kentucky State Prison Keystone (about 400 feet away); Confederates Here (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
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1. Governor George Madison. Born in Virginia in 1763, George was second cousin to U.S. President James Madison. While he had some militia service during the Revolutionary War, after moving to Kentucky George was wounded twice in 1791 while fighting Native Americans. During the War of 1812, Madison was second major in the 1st Kentucky Rifle Regiment. Captured at the Battle of River Raisin in January 1813, he was released in 1814 and returned to Kentucky. (Submitted on September 26, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. George Madison. George Madison was the sixth Governor of (Submitted on September 26, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.