Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Slavery in Fayette Co. / Cheapside Slave Auction Block
Erected 2003 by Lexington Alumni, Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2122.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 2.868′ N, 84° 29.848′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on West Short Street near North Upper Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington KY 40507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Vice President (within shouting distance of this marker); Fayette County (within shouting distance of this marker); Fayette County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Courthouses / Cheapside (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cabell Breckinridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Silversmith Shop (about 300 feet away); Black Lexingtonians Believed Strongly in Education 1865 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Additional keywords. human trafficking
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