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Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

East Broadway Cemetery

 
 
East Broadway Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. East Broadway Cemetery Marker
Inscription. In 1833 town trustees bought about an acre for $45 for public burial ground. First cholera epidemic in U.S. reached here. Seventy-five victims were buried here in 1833. John Ward, town trustee and a leader in forming cemetery, and his wife were both plague victims. The cemetery used until 1854. Maintained as a memorial of that terrible tragedy.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1399.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59.466′ N, 84° 10.158′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of East Broadway Street and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester KY 40391, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clark County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Gov. James Clark Judicial Center (approx. half a mile away); County Named 1793 (approx. half a mile away); "Morgan's Men" Here (approx. half a mile away);
East Broadway Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. East Broadway Cemetery Marker
Hanson Home Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); Homer C. Ledford (approx. 0.9 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 0.9 miles away); Governor James Clark (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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