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

Morgan House

 
 
Morgan House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, March 24, 2010
1. Morgan House Marker
Inscription.  
Home of John Hunt Morgan
"Thunderbolt of the Confederacy"
Born Huntsville, Ala. 6-1-1825
Killed Greeneville, Tenn. 9-4-1864
Lieutenant - Kentucky Volunteers in Mexican War 1846-1847 Major General - C.S.A., 1861-1864.
 
Erected by Historical Marker Society. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 3.002′ N, 84° 29.773′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of North Mill Street and West 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south on North Mill Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 North Mill Street, 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. Hunt-Morgan House (a few steps from this marker); Lexington Public Library 1905 - 1989 / A Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Taking Politician Henry Clay to Court 1829
Morgan House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, March 24, 2010
2. Morgan House Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay's Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Brown, M.D. (1769 - 1830) (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Hunt Morgan / Genetic Research (about 400 feet away); Christ Church Cathedral (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  Hunt-Morgan House. National Park Service page on the house. (Submitted on April 2, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Morgan House image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, March 24, 2010
3. Morgan House
John H. Morgan and His Wife Mattie image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. John H. Morgan and His Wife Mattie
between 1860 and 1870
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 1,106 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on April 2, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 1, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky.   4. submitted on March 25, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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