Versailles in Woodford County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Hemp in Kentucky / Woodford County Hemp
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1167.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 2.962′ N, 84° 42.052′ W. Marker is in Versailles, Kentucky, in Woodford County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Road (U.S. 60) and Touch for map. Marker is next to markers for Calmes Tomb and Buck Pond. Marker is in this post office area: Versailles KY 40383, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calmes Tomb (here, next to this marker); Buck Pond (here, next to this marker); Woodford County Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Albert Benjamin Chandler / Gov. Albert B. Chandler (approx. 2.4 miles away); Pisgah Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lt. Gen. Field Harris, USMC (approx. 2½ miles away); Keeneland (approx. 5½ miles away); Cedar Hall - Helm Place (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Versailles.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Franklin County Hemp
Also see . . . Hemp - North American Industrial Hemp Council. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
1. A very similar sign
There is a very similar sign in Nicholasville, Ky. on the Jessamine County Courthouse lawn. It covers all the same categories except it is for Jessamine County.
— Submitted May 26, 2012,
Categories. • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. This page has been viewed 1,109 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 24, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.