Signs of History

Fayette County


For a map directing you to Fayette County click here.
"Ashland" (State Marker 1,Lexington, Richmond Rd., US 60, Fayette Co.)
Keeneland (State Marker 2, 6 mi. W. of Lexington, US 60, Fayette Co.)
Morgan House (State Marker 3, 2nd & Mill Sts., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Jefferson Davis (State Marker 4, Limestone & High Sts., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
First Race Course (State Marker 6, 343 South Broadway, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Fort Clay (State Marker 9, West end of viaduct, Lexington, US 60, Fayette Co.)
Masterson's Station (State Marker 10, Masterson Station Park, US 421, Fayette Co.)
Todd House (State Marker 11, 573 W. Main St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Mary Todd Lincoln (State Marker 12, 501 Short St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Beck House (State Marker 14, E. High St., Lexington, US 60, Fayette Co.)
Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church (State Marker 16, Walnut & Short Sts., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Boone's Station (State Marker 17, Athens-Boonesboro Rd., Fayette Co.)
Main Street Christian Church (State Marker 19, Main St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Ohio Company of Virginia (State Marker 20, Russell Cave Pk., 8.5 mi N. of KY 4 (New Circle Rd.), Fayette Co.)
Bryan's Station (State Marker 21, 5 mi. N. of Lexington, Bryan Station Pk., Fayette Co.)
Transylvania University (State Marker 65, W. 3rd St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Alanant-O-Wamiowee (State Marker 83, Approx. 1 1/2 mi. NE of New Circle Rd. & Paris Pike, US 27, Fayette Co.)
Colonel George Nicholas (State Marker 125, Episcopal Cemetery, E. 3rd, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Lexington (State Marker 136, In front of Cardinal Hill Hospital, Lexington, US 60, Fayette Co. Duplicate markers: in front of Zandale Shopping Center, Nicholasville Rd., US 27, and approximately 1 1/2 mi. NE of New Circle Rd. & Paris Pike, US 27, Fayette Co.)
Henry Clay's Law Office (State Marker 139, 176 N. Mill St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Site Of First Kentucky Legislature (State Marker 157, Lexington, US 421, Fayette Co.)
Coldstream Farm (State Marker 166, Newtown Rd., 1 mi. N. of New Circle Rd., Fayette Co.)
Lexington Named (State Marker 554, Old Frankfort Pk., KY 1681, near Forbes Rd., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
U.S. Vice President (State Marker 741, Main St., Lexington, Courthouse lawn, Fayette Co.)
A Founder Of D.A.R. (State Marker 807, Maxwell & Mill Sts., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Fayette County Fountains (State Marker 864, Lexington, Courthouse lawn, Fayette Co.)
Architects Shryock (State Marker 945, Transylvania Univ. Campus, Broadway, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Samuel Boone (State Marker 952, Gentry Rd., 1/4 mi. NE of Athens, Fayette Co.)
Ellerslie (State Marker 1001, Lexington Reservoir, US 25 & 421, Fayette Co.)
Eastern State Hospital (State Marker 1033, Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 922, Fayette Co.)
U.S. President, A Day (State Marker 1110, Lansdowne Shopping Center, Tates Creek Rd., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Fayette County Hemp (State Marker 1163, Newtown Pk. near Jct. of Iron Works Rd., Fayette Co.)
Man o' War [Fair Play -- Mahubah by Rock Sand] (State Marker 1215, Near Man o' War statue at Ky. Horse Park, Fayette Co.)
Daniel Boone Bryan, 1758-1845 (State Marker 1280, Higbee Mill Pk. at Waveland Mus., .5 mi. W. of US 27, Fayette Co.)
Cave Spring (State Marker 1404, 8 Mi. SE of Lexington, Walnut Hill Rd. near Jct. with US 25, 421, Fayette Co.)
Old Morrison (State Marker 1406, Transylvania University campus, 3rd St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)

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Transylvania Alumni
Oldest House In Lexington (State Marker 1437, 317 S. Mill St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Fayette County (State Marker 1440, Main St., Lexington, Courthouse lawn, Fayette Co.)
School Of Medicine (State Marker 2nd & Broadway, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Fairlawn, ca. 1845 (State Marker 1447, 904 Broadway, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Clay Villa, ca. 1845 (State Marker 1459, 221 Forest Avenue, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Dr. Luke P. Blackburn Correctional Complex (State Marker 1466, At Complex, 1 mi. W. of US 25 on Spurr Road, Fayette Co.)
Wing Commander (State Marker 1470, CURRENTLY MISSING FROM SITE, originally at Ironworks Rd., KY 1973, at Jct. of Mr. Horeb Rd., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Dr. Robert Peter (State Marker 1480, Newtown Pike, approx. 1 mi. N. of KY 1273, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Pioneer Leaders Founded Church (State Marker 1483, Walnut Hill Rd., W. of US 25, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Transylvania Pavilion (State Marker 1549, Gratz Park, 253 Market St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Lexington Cemetery (State Marker 1550, West Main St., Lexington, US 421, Fayette Co.)
First Inauguration (State Marker 1551, Main St. between Mill and Broadway, Lexington, US 25, 421, Fayette Co.)
Pioneer Burying Ground (State Marker 1552, W. Main & Felix, Lexington, US 25, 421, Fayette Co.)
Cheapside (State Marker 1553, Main at Cheapside, Lexington, US 25, 421, Fayette Co.)

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Lexington Courthouse
Blockhouse And Fort (State Marker 1554, Main & Mill Sts., Lexington, US 25, 421, Fayette Co.)
Kenton's Blue Hole (State Marker 1555,Parkers Mill Rd., Lexington, KY 1968, Fayette Co.)
Town Branch (State Marker 1556, Vine St., Lexington, US 25, 421, Fayette Co.)
Preston's Cave Spring (State Marker 1557, Dunkirk Dr., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Early Land Grant (State Marker1558, Viley Rd. between Leestown & Old Frankfort Pk., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Samuel Brown, M.D. (State Marker 1595, 1769-1830) (190 Market St. at Ridgely Bldg., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Patterson Cabin (State Marker 1613, Near corner of 3rd & Broadway, Transylvania Univ. campus, Lexington, Fayette Co.)

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Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827)
MAN o' WAR Chestnut, 16.2 hands tall, foaled 1917 By Fair Play -- Mahubah, by Rock Sand (State Marker 1635, 4 mi. N. of Lexington, US 25, adjacent to old August Belmont Farm, Fayette Co.)

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MAN o' WAR, (1917-1947) Champion and Sire of Champions
South Elkhorn Christian Church (State Marker 1636, 5 mi. south of Lexington, US 68, Fayette Co.)
Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church (State Marker 1687, At Church, Iron Works Pike at Mt. Horoeb Pike, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Thomas Hunt Morgan (State Marker 1714, 210 N. Broadway, Lexington, Fayette Co.)

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Genetic Research
Breckinridge's Last Home (State Marker 1742, Lexington, 429 W. Second St., Fayette Co.)
Boone's Creek Baptist Church (Athens, KY 1973[State Marker 1773, Cleveland Rd.], Fayette Co.)
Thomas Satterwhite Noble (State Marker 1780, 539 W. Third St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Cedar Hall-Hell Place (State Marker 1783, 2575 Bowman's Mill Rd., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Silversmith Shop (State Marker 1784, Corner Mill & Short Sts., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Historic Land (State Marker 1806, 540 West Maxwell St., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (State Marker 1809, Fayette Co. Courthouse, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Adolph F. Rupp (1901-77) (State Marker 1826, Memorial Coliseum, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
John Bradford (State Marker 1864, 1916 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
James Lane Allen (State Marker 1875, Gratz Park, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Madeline M. Breckinridge (State Marker 1876, "Ashland," the estate of Henry Clay, Lexington, Fayette Co.)
Matthew H. Jouett [1788-1827] (State Marker 1888, Georgetown Rd. (US 25) & Nandino Blvd., Lexington, Fayette Co.)
African-American Physicians (State Marker 1928, Lexington, 118 North Broadway, Fayette Co.)
Miller Hall, 1898 (State Marker 1953, Lexington, U.K. Campus at Miller Hall, Fayette Co.)
Lexington Colored Fair Association (State Marker 1961, Lexington, Georgetown St., Fayette Co.)
Colored Orphan Industrial Home (State Marker 1963, Lexington, 644 Georgetown St., Fayette Co.)
WBKY/WUKY (State Marker 1966, McVey Hall, U.K. Campus, Lexington, Fayette Co.)

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