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Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Governor William Gobel

 
 
Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2022
1. Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker
Inscription.  
Born January 4, 1856
Died February 3, 1900

"Tell my friends to be
brave and fearless and loyal
to the great common people"
-His last words-

"We'll lift thy name on high
place thy grown with martyrs there,
who dared for truth to die,
thy memory shall be consecrate,
thy monument shall be
a shrine of patriots deathless love
and loyalty to thee."

Author of
The Anti-Lottery Law.

The Pioneering
American railway rate
regulating legislation.

The campaign of
school book regulations.

Erected by
the people of
Kentucky and other states
in memoriam of
Kentucky's Martyr Governor
William Goebel
who devoted and gave
his life
in defense of
the rights of the people.

"The question is; are the corporations the masters or servants of the people?"

"Be calm,
abide by the law."

"I forgive them,
they do not understand."

Wm. Adams & Son
Lexington, KY.
Builders

 
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Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is January 4, 1856.
 
Location. 38° 11.755′ N, 84° 52.041′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on Glenns Creek Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Confederate Dead (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frankfort Cemetery (about 700 feet away); The Trabue Family Vault (about 700 feet away); Daniel Boone's Grave (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Boone - Pioneer / Grave of Daniel Boone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frankfort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kentucky's State Mound (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2022
2. Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker
Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2022
3. Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker
Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2022
4. Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker
Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2022
5. Governor WIlliam Gobel Marker
Governor WIlliam Gobel Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2022
6. Governor WIlliam Gobel Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 8, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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