Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Slavery in Fayette Co. / Cheapside Slave Auction Block
Erected 2003 by Lexington Alumni, Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2122.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 2.868′ N, 84° 29.848′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on West Short Street near North Upper Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington KY 40507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Vice President (within shouting distance of this marker); Fayette County (within shouting distance of this marker); Fayette County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Courthouses / Cheapside (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cabell Breckinridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Silversmith Shop (about 300 feet away); Skuller's Clock (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . . Cheapside: African American Heritage Trail in Downtown Lexington. (Submitted on August 25, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.)
Categories. • African Americans • Antebellum South, US • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 7,649 times since then and 81 times this year. Last updated on February 23, 2009, by Sherri Watts of Lexington, Kentucky. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.