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

Transylvania University

 
 
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By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
1. Transylvania University Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer in higher education in Kentucky and west. Founded by The Commonwealth of Virginia, 1780. Located in Lexington since 1789
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 65.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 3.067′ N, 84° 29.65′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on West 3rd. Street 0.1 miles west of Market Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 West 3rd Street, 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. James Lane Allen (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Morrison / Transylvania Alumni (within shouting distance of this marker); Transylvania Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827) / Patterson Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / George Shannon
Transylvania University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
2. Transylvania University Marker
(about 300 feet away); Architects Shryock / Another Shryock (about 500 feet away); Hunt-Morgan House (about 700 feet away); Morgan House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Transylvania University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
3. Transylvania University Marker
Transylvania University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
4. Transylvania University Marker
Transylvania University image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
5. Transylvania University
Transylvania University image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
6. Transylvania University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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