Gov. George Madison (1763-1816)

Gov. George Madison (1763-1816) (HM2BRP)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 12.005', W 84° 52.66'

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A youthful Rev. War. soldier from Va., Madison was appointed auditor of Ky. public accounts by Governor Shelby; served some 20 years. His heroic service in the War of 1812 helped propel him to governorship, 1816; died shortly after taking office. Lt. Gov. Slaughter finished term of first Ky. gov. to die in office. Madison is buried in the state section of the Frankfort Cem.
1992 * Kentucky Historical Society * Kentucky Department of Highways * 1896
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1992
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685837 N 4230144
Decimal Degrees38.20008333, -84.87766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.005', W 84° 52.66'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 0.30000000000005" N, 84° 52' 39.6" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 317 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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