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

Transylvania Pavilion

 
 
Transylvania Pavilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
1. Transylvania Pavilion Marker
Inscription.  This building was one of two dependencies for Transylvania University's elaborate, three-storied 1816 structure designed by Lexington architect Matthew Kennedy. Main building burned in 1829. Nine-bayed, it had center pavilion of 5 bays surmounted by a broad pediment. The hip roof had octagonal, baroque-manner cupola.

Presented by Lexington-Fayette Co. Historic Commission
 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Department, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1549.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 3.031′ N, 84° 29.675′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on Market Street 0.1 miles south of West 3rd. Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 253 Market 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
Transylvania Pavilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
2. Transylvania Pavilion Marker
marker. James Lane Allen (within shouting distance of this marker); Transylvania University (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / George Shannon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827) / Patterson Cabin (about 400 feet away); Hunt-Morgan House (about 500 feet away); Old Morrison / Transylvania Alumni (about 500 feet away); Morgan House (about 500 feet away); Lexington Public Library 1905 - 1989 / A Carnegie Library (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Transylvania Pavilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
3. Transylvania Pavilion Marker
Transylvania Pavilion NRHP image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
4. Transylvania Pavilion NRHP
 
 
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 327 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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