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Vest-Lindsey House

 
 
Vest-Lindsey House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 14, 2015
1. Vest-Lindsey House Marker
Inscription. Erected before 1820, this house is linked to several prominent men. It was childhood home of George Graham Vest, a famous orator, debater, and three-term senator from Missouri; member CSA Congress 3 years. Also home of Daniel W. Lindsey, who, during the Civil War, was Union regimental and brigade commander, and later Inspector General and Adjutant General of Kentucky.
 
Erected 1984 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1743.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.883′ N, 84° 52.816′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Wapping Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling west on Wapping Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Wapping Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corner In Celebrities (a few steps from this marker); Paul Sawyier Library (a few steps from this marker); Justice Todd House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bibb Burnley House
Vest-Lindsey House image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 14, 2015
2. Vest-Lindsey House
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Macklin House (about 300 feet away); Good Shepherd Church (about 400 feet away); Garden Hall (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Also see . . .  George Graham Vest. (Submitted on June 17, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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