Gabriel Slaughter

Gabriel Slaughter (HM1AIL)

Location: Harrodsburg, KY 40330 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 47.491', W 84° 48.333'

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1767 - 1830

Called "lieutenant governor and acting governor," Gabriel Slaughter directed the Commonwealth, 1816-20, after death of Gov. Madison. In spite of succession controversy, the Mercer Co. farmer-soldier, Ky. congressman, and twice lt. gov. earned esteem, if not support. His advanced ideas regarding education, roads, and the state penitentiary met strong resistance.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1874
Year Placed1980
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 693222 N 4184951
Decimal Degrees37.79151667, -84.80555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.491', W 84° 48.333'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 29.46" N, 84° 48' 19.98" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1677 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg KY 40330, US
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