Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Vertner Woodson Tandy
1885 - 1949
Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Alpha Beta Lambda Chapter, Lexington, Ky.
Erected 2009 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2296.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 3.159′ N, 84° 30.255′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 25, 421) west of Jefferson Street (Kentucky Route 1928), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 693 West Main Street, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Todd House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Todd Lincoln House (about 700 feet away); Pioneer Burying Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town Branch (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary Todd Lincoln (approx. ¼ mile away); Lexington Historic Distillery District (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Paul Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lexington (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . . Biography of Vertner Woodson Tandy - BlackPast.org. (Submitted on November 16, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.