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

Pioneer Monument

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, March 30, 2012
1. Pioneer Monument Marker
Inscription. In Memory of the Pioneers who with energy born of conviction, wrested wealth from the earth and gave an empire to untold generations to come. This memorial is dedicated by one of Kentucky's sons 1775-1906

Pioneer Monument
Erected 1906, by
David R. Francis
1850-1927
Born on North Corner across Street.
Mayor of St. Louis,
1885-1889
Governor of Missouri,
1889-1893
Secretary of the Interior,
1896-1897
President, Louisiana Exposition,
1903-1904
Ambassador to Russia,
1916-1921
Madison County Fiscal Court, 1952
 
Erected 1906.
 
Location. 37° 44.855′ N, 84° 17.659′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is on N 1st St. 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 walking distance of this marker. Madison County Courthouse 1862 (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Freeman Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1786 / County Formed (within shouting distance of this marker); James B. McCreary Hall of Justice (approx. 0.2 miles

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By Brandon Fletcher, March 30, 2012
2. Pioneer Monument Marker
away); Frances E. Beauchamp / Prohibition Advocate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cassius Marcellus Clay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Medal of Honor Winners (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gov. James B. McCleary (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Pioneer Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 30, 2012
3. Pioneer Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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