First Inauguration

First Inauguration (HM1AHO)

Location: Lexington, KY 40507 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 2.91', W 84° 29.973'

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Isaac Shelby was inaugurated as lst governor of Kentucky, June 4, 1792, at building on West Main Street; built as a market house, 1791-92. After Kentucky's admission to Union, the structure was also used as a State House during the legislative sessions of 1792. The Lexington Library was organized in same building in January, 1795.

Presented by Lexington-Fayette Co. Historic Commission
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1551
Year Placed1976
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 719405 N 4214147
Decimal Degrees38.04850000, -84.49955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.91', W 84° 29.973'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 54.60" N, 84° 29' 58.38" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-356 U.S. 60 Business, Lexington KY 40507, US
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