Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Margaret Isadora King / Margaret I. King Library
Erected 2009 by University of Kentucky, Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 2315.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 38° 2.219′ N, 84° 30.192′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 179 Funkhouser 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. Maxwell Place (within shouting distance of this marker); What's in a Name? (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kentucky Kernel (about 400 feet away); Stoll Field / McLean Stadium (about 500 feet away); WBKY/WUKY (about 500 feet away); Thomas D. Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barker Hall and Buell Armory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gillis Building 1889 (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 . . . Kentucky Historical Society on the Margaret I. King Library. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.