Edward Dudley Brown / Noted Horseman Historical

Edward Dudley Brown / Noted Horseman Historical (HM1UK2)

Location: Midway, KY 40347 Woodford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 9.008', W 84° 40.978'

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Edward Dudley Brown
This well known African American horse owner, trainer, developer, and jockey was born into slavery, 1850. Raised as a stable boy near Midway, he was nicknamed "Brown Dick" after the record-setting racehorse of that name. Brown was associated with great horses such as Asteroid, Ducat, and Kingfisher.

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Noted Horseman
"Brown Dick" worked with Kentucky Derby winners Baden Baden (1877), Ben Brush (1898). He died at a friend's house in Louisville, May 1906 of tuberculosis and was returned to Midway for burial. He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1984.
HM NumberHM1UK2
Year Placed1988
Placed ByCity of Midway and the Ky African American Heritage Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 703027 N 4225009
Decimal Degrees38.15013333, -84.68296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 9.008', W 84° 40.978'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 9' 0.48" N, 84° 40' 58.68" W
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Area Code(s)859, 502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 137-145 E Main St, Midway KY 40347, US
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