Breckinridge's Last Home

Breckinridge's Last Home (HM28F1)

Location: Lexington, KY 40507 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 3.111', W 84° 29.896'

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Built circa 1866, this house was occupied by John C. Breckinridge in 1874-1875. The former U.S. senator and youngest U.S. vice-president was also a Confederate general and secretary of war. After exile, he returned to Lexington in 1869 and resumed the practice of law. He rented this house the last year of his life and died here May 17, 1875
HM NumberHM28F1
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceHome
Marker TypeHistoric Structure
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number1742
Year Placed1984
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 9:50am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location Description429 West Second Street, Lexington
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 719507 N 4214522
Decimal Degrees38.05185000, -84.49826600
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.111', W 84° 29.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 6.6600" N, 84° 29' 53.7576" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)859
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 429 W 2nd St, Lexington KY 40507, US
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