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Lancaster in Garrard County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Gov. Bradley

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Home of Gov. Bradley Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1850, by A. A. Burton, Lincoln's Minister to Bogota; home of William O. Bradley, first Republican Governor of Kentucky, 1895-99. By special legislative action, 1865, permitted to take bar examination at 18 and passed. In 1904, seconded nomination of Theodore Roosevelt. 1908, elected U.S. Senator by Democratic legislature. Died 1914. Buried at Frankfort.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 699.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 37° 37.317′ N, 84° 34.7′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is on Lexington Street (U.S. 27) north of Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling north. This marker is in front of the Lancaster Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster KY 40444, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Home of Gov. Bradley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Home of Gov. Bradley Marker
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. Local Authoress (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Statesmen (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lancaster Public Spring (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garrard County, 1797 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain William Early Buford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garrard County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buford-Salter House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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