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

Keeneland

 
 
Keeneland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
1. Keeneland Marker
Inscription.  Here on May 14, 1825, General LaFayette was entertained by Major John Keene who had served as his aide-de-camp during the Revolutionary War.
 
Erected by Commonwealth of Kentucky Historical Markers Society. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1756.
 
Location. 38° 2.617′ N, 84° 35.987′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on Versailles Road (U.S. 60) 0.3 miles west of Man O War Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington KY 40510, 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. Kenton's Blue Hole (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pisgah (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Big Sink (approx. 2.9 miles away); Redd Road (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lexington-Frankfort Scenic Corridor Area
Keeneland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
2. Keeneland Marker
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(approx. 2.9 miles away); Nugent's Crossroad - Midway - Wallace Station (approx. 2.9 miles away); Idle Hour Farm (approx. 2.9 miles away); The West Fayette County (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Keeneland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
3. Keeneland Marker
View looking West along US60. Marker is on the right at the driveway.
Keeneland Estate image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 11, 2012
4. Keeneland Estate
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 949 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   4. submitted on July 14, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2022