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

Beck House

 
 
Beck House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 17, 2010
1. Beck House Marker
Inscription.  Residence of James Burnie Beck. Born Dumfriesshire, Scot., 1822, died Washington, D.C., 1890. Law partner John C. Breckinridge. Congressman from Ky., 1867-75. U.S. Senator from Ky. 1876-90.
 
Erected by Historical Markers Society. (Marker Number 14.)
 
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.
 
Location. 38° 2.586′ N, 84° 29.78′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on High Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 E High St,, 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. Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Jeffery Wasson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic LGBTQ Site (about 600 feet away); Fairness Ordinance (about 700 feet away); Main Street Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis And Clark In Kentucky
Beck House Marker (2) image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 17, 2010
2. Beck House Marker (2)
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Phoenix Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rotary Club of Lexington / Phoenix Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  James Beck - A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on September 23, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Beck House image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 17, 2010
3. Beck House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 814 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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