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

Jefferson Davis

 
 
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 17, 2010
1. Jefferson Davis Marker
Inscription. For three years (1821-1824) while a student at Transylvania University Jefferson Davis (afterwards President of Southern Confederacy) lived here with Joseph Ficklin then Postmaster of Lexington.
 
Erected by Historical Markers Society. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 2.715′ N, 84° 29.94′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (State Road 1974) and Limestone Street, on the left when traveling west on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington KY 40507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Methodism in Lexington / First United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis And Clark In Kentucky (about 700 feet away); Main Street Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fayette County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fayette County World War I Memorial
Jeff Davis roomed here. image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 17, 2010
2. Jeff Davis roomed here.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lexington Courthouses / Cheapside (approx. 0.2 miles away); Slavery in Fayette Co. / Cheapside Slave Auction Block (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 859 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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