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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Gen John Morgan Statue - Lexington, KY

Gen John Morgan Statue - Lexington, KY

This equestrian statue of General John H. Morgan is located in downtown Lexington on the grounds of the old Fayette County Courthouse. The statue is itself listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

As a young boy, Morgan's family moved to Lexington. As an adult, he owned a hemp factory and a woolen mill. In the Civil War, he was killed in Greeneville, TN and was buried in the Lexington Cemetery.

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