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Lancaster in Garrard County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Gov. Bradley

 
 
Home of Gov. Bradley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Home of Gov. Bradley Marker
Inscription. Built about 1850, by A. A. Burton, Lincoln's Minister to Bogota; home of William O. Bradley, first Republican Governor of Kentucky, 1895-99. By special legislative action, 1865, permitted to take bar examination at 18 and passed. In 1904, seconded nomination of Theodore Roosevelt. 1908, elected U.S. Senator by Democratic legislature. Died 1914. Buried at Frankfort.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 699.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 37.317′ N, 84° 34.7′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is on Lexington Street (U.S. 27) north of Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is in front of the Lancaster Elementary School. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster KY 40444, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Local Authoress (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Statesmen (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lancaster Public Spring (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church
Home of Gov. Bradley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Home of Gov. Bradley Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Garrard County, 1797 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buford-Salter House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pleasant Retreat (approx. 0.9 miles away); Walker Foxhounds (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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