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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMO1U_mary-todd-lincoln_Lexington-KY.html
On this site Mary Todd, wife of Abraham Lincoln, was born Dec. 13, 1818, and here spent her childhood.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMO1Q_todd-house_Lexington-KY.html
Home of Mary Todd Lincoln from 1832 to 1839. To this house in after years she brought Abraham Lincoln and their children.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNZG_bryans-station_Lexington-KY.html
Camping place in 1775-76 of the brothers Morgan, James, William and Joseph Bryan. In 1779 was fortified as a station which in Aug. 1782 repelled a siege of Indians and Canadians under Capt. William Caldwell and Simon Girty.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNYG_mt-horeb-presbyterian-church_Lexington-KY.html
This church was organized April 21, 1827, at nearby "Cabell's Dale," home of Mary Cabell Breckinridge, widow of John Breckinridge, U.S. Senator and Attorney General in Thomas Jefferson's cabinet. The original brick church, constructed in 1828 on t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNY9_madeline-m-breckinridge-kentucky-suffrage-leader_Lexington-KY.html
Madeline M. BreckinridgeThis descendant of Henry Clay and Ephraim McDowell was born 1872 in Franklin Co.; grew up at "Ashland," Clay's home; and married Desha Breckinridge, editor of Lexington Herald. Ill with tuberculosis, she promoted its treatm…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNY8_ashland-clay-abraham-lincoln_Lexington-KY.html
AshlandHome of Henry Clay, born April 12, 1777, died June 29, 1852. Served as a state legislator, US rep. & senator, house speaker, secretary of state. He ran for president in 1824, 1832, & 1844. Also an attorney, he practiced law for more than 50…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNY7_eastern-state-hospital_Lexington-KY.html
The second State Mental Hospital built in the U.S. Established by legislative act of Dec. 4, 1822, which named commissioners to buy and operate it in Fayette County. They acquired The Fayette Hospital organized in 1816. "The Lunatic Asylum" opened…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNY6_lexington-historic-distillery-district_Lexington-KY.html
Side AStarted in 1869 by the Headley and Farra Company. Continued by James E. Pepper & Company in 1879. In the late 1800s, the James E. Pepper Distillery sold whiskey to over 90 brokerage houses across the U.S. It sold under a number of different …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNY5_fort-clay_Lexington-KY.html
Extensive earthworks with ditch, drawbridges and magazine were constructed here by Federal forces after the Battle of "Ashland," May 1862.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNY4_first-race-course_Lexington-KY.html
Near this spot pioneers in 1780 established the starting point of the first race path in Kentucky, extending southward one quarter mile.
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