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Architects Shryock / Another Shryock

 
 
Architects Shryock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Architects Shryock Marker
Inscription.  
Architects Shryock
"Best known surname in Kentucky architecture is Shryock." Family home, erected by Matthias Shryock (1774-1833), here. Designed first Episcopal church in city, 1814, and Mary Todd Lincoln home on W. Main. Son, Cincinnatus, born here, 1816. First Presbyterian Church, built 1872, considered his best. Also designed many homes. Died, 1888. Both buried in Lexington. Over.

Another Shryock
Gideon, "father of Greek revival movement in Ky. architecture," was also Matthias' son. Fine example of his classic style is Old State House, Frankfort, Ky., 1829. He also designed Morrison Hall on the Transylvania campus here, 1830, Jefferson County Courthouse in Louisville, Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock, 1830's. Born here, 1802; buried Louisville, 1880.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 945.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 
Another Shryock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Another Shryock Marker
3.126′ N, 84° 29.711′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadway and West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on North Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Broadway, 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. Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827) / Patterson Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Morrison / Transylvania Alumni (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Transylvania University (about 500 feet away); James Lane Allen (about 600 feet away); Transylvania Pavilion (about 600 feet away); Thomas Hunt Morgan / Genetic Research (about 600 feet away); School Of Medicine (about 700 feet away); Hunt-Morgan House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  Kentucky Historical Society on the Architects Shryock. (Submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches & Religion
 
Another Shryock Marker on left at Transylvania University. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
3. Another Shryock Marker on left at Transylvania University.
Intersection of Third and Broadway near marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
4. Intersection of Third and Broadway near marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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