Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Thomas D. Clark
The author and editor of over thirty books, Dr. Clark had an influence that extended well beyond the UK campus. A former president of the Organization of American Historians, he was instrumental in the development of the state library and archives and the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort, which now bears his name.
Erected 2006 by University of Kentucky, Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 2232.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1931.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Patterson Drive, Lexington KY 40506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barker Hall and Buell Armory (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gillis Building 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker); What's in a Name? (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoll Field / McLean Stadium (about 700 feet away); Frances Jewell McVey / Jewell Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Margaret Isadora King / Margaret I. King Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kentucky Kernel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
More about this marker. This marker was entirely funded by student donations as part of the University of Kentucky (UK) Student Development Council (SDC). Each year, by tradition, each graduating class of UK shares a piece of UK and Kentucky history through this marker program. The SDC has raised more than $110,000 for the marker program and student scholarships as part of the Live Blue Legacy Program.
Also see . . .
1. Kentucky Historical Society on Thomas D. Clark. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Thomas D. Clark. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.