Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Colored Orphan Industrial Home
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1995.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 3.902′ N, 84° 30.16′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on Georgetown Street (U.S. 25) north of Ash Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 644 Georgetown Street, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eastern State Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); Henry Clay (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Satterwhite Noble (approx. 0.6 miles away); A National Cemetery System Address by President Lincoln (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lexington Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); From Enslaved to the Presidency / From Slavery to Liberation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Vertner Woodson Tandy (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . . Lexington's Colored Orphan Industrial Home. (Submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.