Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
John S. Knight
1894 - 1981
In 1974, Knight Newspapers merged with Ridder Publications, which had properties in New York, Minnesota, and California. Bernard J. Ridder (1913-1983) was a third-generation newspaperman who joined his family firm after World War II. He bought Murrieta Stud in Southern California, and raced the champion mare Cascapedia and the prominent
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Entertainment • Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1977.
Location. 38° 2.509′ N, 84° 29.379′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 60) and Midland Avenue (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling west. Located in Thoroughbred Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William S. Farish (here, next to this marker); George Washington (here, next to this marker); Lexington (a few steps from this marker); William T. Young (a few steps from this marker); Robert A. Alexander (a few steps from this marker); Sam Hildreth (a few steps from this marker); John W. Galbreath (a few steps from this marker); Harry Payne Whitney (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.