Liberty Hall / John Brown (1757-1837)

Liberty Hall / John Brown (1757-1837) (HM1L3U)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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N 38° 11.974', W 84° 52.863'

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Liberty HallA National Historic LandmarkThis Georgian mansion was begun 1796, by John Brown and named for Lexington, Virginia academy he attended. His wife Margaretta and Elizabeth Love began first Sunday School west of Alleghenies in garden. Guests have included James Monroe, Zachary Taylor, Andrew Jackson and General Lafayette. In 1937 property deeded to Liberty Hall, Incorporated. Over.John Brown (1757-1837)A member of Continental Congress and one of Kentucky's first two United States senators, 1792-1805, John Brown was in Revolutionary War under Washington and served as aide to Lafayette. After reading law with Thomas Jefferson, he came to Kentucky and purchased this square from Andrew Holmes. In 1799 John married Margaretta Mason of New York; brought her here, 1801.
HM NumberHM1L3U
Marker Number1653
Year Placed1979
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685542 N 4230079
Decimal Degrees38.19956667, -84.88105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.974', W 84° 52.863'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 58.44" N, 84° 52' 51.78" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 218 Wilkinson St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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