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Lyndon in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lyndon

 
 
Lyndon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
1. Lyndon Marker
Inscription.  An early settler, Alvin Wood, named this community in 1871. One of America's oldest military schools, Ky. Military Institute, founded, 1845; moved here, 1896. Points of interest in area: Central State Hospital, founded on site of Isaac Hite's home, and Oxmoor, home of Alexander Scott Bullitt, who helped draft first Ky. State Constitution.
Presented by Lyndon Homemakers Club.

 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1474.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 15.534′ N, 85° 36.227′ W. Marker is in Lyndon, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lyndon Lane and New La Grange Road (State Road 146), on the right when traveling north on Lyndon Lane. Touch for map
Lyndon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
2. Lyndon Marker
. Marker is at or near this postal address: 605 Lyndon Lane, Louisville KY 40222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort William / Col. William Christian (approx. 0.7 miles away); Woodlawn Race Course (approx. 1˝ miles away); Beargrass Baptist Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Soldier's Retreat (approx. 2.1 miles away); Col. Richard Taylor (1744-1829)/George Rudy (1744-1806) (approx. 2.3 miles away); Zachary Taylor National Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Locust Grove (approx. 2˝ miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Charles Floyd (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  About Lyndon. From city website. (Submitted on December 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 27 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on December 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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