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Maysville in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

William G. Kenton (1941-1981)

 
 
William G. Kenton (1941-1981) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. William G. Kenton (1941-1981) Marker
Inscription. This Maysville native was elected to Kentucky House in 1969. Became Speaker in 1976 at age 34 and served until death. Achievements included leading legislative independence movement and increasing public participation in government. William Kenton's legislative service continued tradition of grandfather W.T. and great-grandfather Eldridge Kenton.
 
Erected 1991 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1893.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 38.826′ N, 83° 45.792′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on East 2nd Street 0.1 miles east of Market Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East 2nd Street, Maysville KY 41056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Samuel Darrough / Medal of Honor Recipient (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Colter (ca. 1775-1813) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mason County Spy Company (about 300 feet away);
Marker in front of Maysville High School Auditorium. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. Marker in front of Maysville High School Auditorium.
Buffalo Trace (about 400 feet away); Underground Rail Road (about 400 feet away); Maysville River Front 1900 (about 400 feet away); Front Street Maysville, 1850 (about 400 feet away); Limestone Landing (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maysville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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