Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827) / Patterson Cabin

Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827) / Patterson Cabin (HM15IJ)

Location: Lexington, KY 95485 Fayette County
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N 38° 3.102', W 84° 29.691'

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Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827)

A large landholder, Patterson took part in founding Lexington, Cincinnati and Dayton. Chose site of Lexington, helped erect fort, April 1779, and laid off town; on Board of Trustees for many years. He helped charter Transylvania Univ. Urged separation from Va., 1784; elected representative from Fayette County, 1792, and served eight years. Moved to Dayton, 1803.

Patterson Cabin

Built by Robert Patterson prior to his marriage in April 1780, to Elizabeth Lindsay, this small cabin has been a home, servant's quarters and tool shed. It has had many sites, including original on Cane Run; farm of Patterson's grandson, Dayton, Ohio, 1901-1939; and several on Transylvania campus. Returned to Lexington by request of Kentucky, this city and D.A.R.
HM NumberHM15IJ
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1613
Year Placed1977
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 7:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 719807 N 4214514
Decimal Degrees38.05170000, -84.49485000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.102', W 84° 29.691'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 6.12" N, 84° 29' 41.46" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 217-299 W 3rd St, Lexington KY 95485, US
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