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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park

 
 
John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park Marker (overse) image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 19, 2013
1. John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park Marker (overse)
Inscription. Obverse
John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park

The land embraced within this park, bounded by Main Street, First Street, Walnut Street and alleyway, was conveyed to the commonwealth of Kentucky as a gift by Miss Emma Weisiger, and accepted by the Governor of Kentucky on October 15, 1937, as a memorial to her brother, John Gill Weisiger

Reverse
Here in April 1792 Kentucky's First Constitution was framed and adopted and another Empire was born
 
Erected 1937 by Miss Emma Weisiger.
 
Location. 37° 38.727′ N, 84° 46.212′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on Main Street (Kentucky Route 34, 52) east of Second Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 138 West Main Street, Danville KY 40422, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Danville (a few steps from this marker); First USCT Recruits at Camp Nelson (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker Daniel (within shouting distance of this marker); African American Business District - Doric Lodge No. 18 (F. & A.M.-P.H.A.)
John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park, Memorial (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 19, 2013
2. John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park, Memorial (Reverse)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Ephraim McDowell House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Ephraim McDowell House (about 300 feet away); Grayson's Tavern (about 300 feet away); John William Bate (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park, Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 19, 2013
3. John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park, Memorial
John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park Monument image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 19, 2013
4. John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park Monument
Constitution Square historic site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 19, 2013
5. Constitution Square historic site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2014, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 19, 2014, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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