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Near Richmond in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Lion of White Hall”

 
 
"Lion of White Hall" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. "Lion of White Hall" Marker
Inscription. West of here is White Hall, home of Cassius M. Clay (1810-1903). For a half century, Clay was a "firebrand" in American life. Fearless abolitionist, publisher of anti-slavery paper, The True American, captain in the Mexican War, legislator and Minister to Russia. When Ft. Sumter fell, he organized civilian guard for U.S. Capitol until army could protect.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 533.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 50.583′ N, 84° 19.783′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Road (US 25 / US 421) and Boonesborough Road, on the right when traveling south on Lexington Road (US 25 / US 421). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond KY 40475, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fort Boonesborough Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort Boonesborough (approx. 5 miles away); Defending the Kentucky River (approx. 5 miles away); Three Confederate Raids
"Lion of White Hall" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. "Lion of White Hall" Marker
(approx. 5 miles away); Roads in the Wilderness (approx. 5 miles away); A Long, Steep Road (approx. 5 miles away); The Quest for Land (approx. 5 miles away); The Eye of the Rich Land (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRCivil RightsWar, US Civil
 
"Lion of White Hall" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 24, 2012
3. "Lion of White Hall" Marker
looking east across the intersection of Lexington Rd (US 25/421) (left to right) and Boonesborough Rd (KY 627) / White Hall Shrine Rd (KY 3055). Overpass of I-75 in far background.
White Hall entrance plaque image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 24, 2012
4. White Hall entrance plaque
plaque located at the entrance gates to White Hall, approximately 1.5 miles west of the marker.
White Hall image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 24, 2012
5. White Hall
 
 
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 453 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3, 4, 5. submitted on March 27, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
 
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