Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site

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Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site
Kentucky State Park
A stone fence with an iron gate surrounding a cemetery. One gravestone is noticeably more elaborate.
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Lincoln
Elevation 1,001 ft (305 m) [1]
Coordinates 37°34′12″N 84°46′45″W / 37.57000°N 84.77917°W / 37.57000; -84.77917Coordinates: 37°34′12″N 84°46′45″W / 37.57000°N 84.77917°W / 37.57000; -84.77917 [1]
Area .5 acres (0 ha) [2]
Established 1951 [3]
Management Kentucky Department of Parks
Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site is located in Kentucky
Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site
Location in Kentucky
Website: Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site

Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site is a park in Lincoln County, Kentucky. It marks the estate and burial ground of Kentucky's first governor, Isaac Shelby.[2] The site became part of the park system in 1951.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Isaac Shelby State Shrine". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Isaac Shelby Cemetery". Kentucky Department of Parks. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Kleber, John E., ed. (1992). "Historic Sites". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Associate editors: Thomas D. Clark, Lowell H. Harrison, and James C. Klotter. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-1772-0. 

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