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

Augustus Owsley Stanley

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. Augustus Owsley Stanley Marker
Inscription.  A dynamic orator, Stanley became nationally known for investigation of U.S. Steel Corp., while serving six terms in U.S. House, 1903-15. Born in Shelbyville, 1867, he moved to Henderson in 1898, and entered politics. Gov. of Ky., 1915-19; U.S. Senator, 1919-25. Chaired International Joint Commission to mediate disputes arising along U.S.-Canadian border. Died 1958.
 
Erected 1985 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1777.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 37° 50.755′ N, 87° 35.294′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and 6th Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Main Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kimmel Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); L&N Bed and Breakfast (approx.
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2. Augustus Owsley Stanley
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¼ mile away); The John O'Byrne House (approx. ¼ mile away); Prichett House (approx. ¼ mile away); John James Audubon Store Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Husband Edward Kimmel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Planters State Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Augustus Stanley. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Former Augustus Owsley Stanley home. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
3. Former Augustus Owsley Stanley home.
The view south on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
4. The view south on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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