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

U.S. Vice President

 
 
U.S. Vice President Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
1. U.S. Vice President Marker
Inscription. Adlai Ewing Stevenson, 1835-1914, one of four Kentuckians - more than any state, except New York - who were U.S. Vice Presidents. Others were Richard M. Johnson, John C. Breckinridge and Alben W. Barkley. Stevenson, born here, moved to Illinois, 1852. Member Congress two terms. Elected Vice President with Cleveland in 1892. Bryan's running mate in 1900.
 
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1042.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 43.589′ N, 87° 33.569′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Kentucky, in Christian County. Marker is on Herndon Oak Grove Road (Kentucky Route 117) 0.6 miles south of Lafayette Road (Kentucky Route 107), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at South Christian Elementary School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12340 Herndon Oak Grove Road, Herndon KY 42236, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (approx. mile away); No-Tillage Farming (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Post House
U.S. Vice President Marker at South Christian Elementary School. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
2. U.S. Vice President Marker at South Christian Elementary School.
(approx. 9.3 miles away in Tennessee); Bethel Meeting House (approx. 9.4 miles away in Tennessee); Trail of Tears Indian Camping Grounds (approx. 10 miles away); The Trail of Tears (approx. 10 miles away); Cherokee "Trail of Tears" (approx. 10.1 miles away); Whitepath and Fly Smith (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herndon.
 
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Looking north on KY-117. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
3. Looking north on KY-117.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson I / Richard Mentor Johnson / John Cabell Breckinridge / Alben William Barkley image. Click for full size.
By Public domain (PD-US)
4. Adlai Ewing Stevenson I / Richard Mentor Johnson / John Cabell Breckinridge / Alben William Barkley
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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