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Near Lexington in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Caveland

 
 
Caveland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 27, 2021
1. Caveland Marker
Inscription.  Home of Richard Hickman. Born in Va., 1757. Built house in 1797. Clark county's first legislative representative, 1793-98. Member 1799 Ky. Constitutional Convention. General in the Ky. Militia. State: senator, 1800-8, 1811-12, 1819-22. Lt. Gov., 1812-16, serving briefly as Governor in 1813 while Gov. Shelby led Ky. troops in War of 1812. Died in 1832. Buried here.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1318.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
 
Location. 37° 56.333′ N, 84° 18.576′ W. Marker is near Lexington, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is on Jones Nursery Road, 0.3 miles north of Athens Boonesboro Road (Kentucky Route 418), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2800 Jones Nursery Road, Lexington KY 40509, 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. Jones Nursery / Nursery Place (approx. 0.3 miles
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away); John Jacob Niles (approx. 1.7 miles away); Colonel John Holder / Howard's Creek Industrial Center (approx. 2.4 miles away); Salt Spring Trace (approx. 2.4 miles away); Boone's Station (approx. 2.7 miles away); Samuel Boone (approx. 2.7 miles away); Uncovering Our Pioneer Past (approx. 2.7 miles away); Boone (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  ENOCH: Clark County’s most historic places — Caveland. By Henry Enoch for the The Winchester Sun newspaper. (Submitted on March 29, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Caveland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 27, 2021
2. Caveland Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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