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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Kentucky Memorial
 
Kentucky Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Kentucky Memorial
 
Inscription. Kentucky honors her son, Abraham Lincoln, who delivered his immortal address at the site now marked by the soldiers' monument.
 
Erected 1975 by State of Kentucky.
 
Location. 39° 49.184′ N, 77° 13.866′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the center of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldier’s National Monument (a few steps from this marker); The Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Virginia Wade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Minnesota Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Bvt. Maj. Gen. Charles H.T. Collis Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
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Kentucky Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Kentucky Memorial
 
Below the plaque is a bronze replica of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, as written by his hand. The state seal appears at the base of the monument.
 
Marker in National Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2010
3. Marker in National Cemetery
The Soldier's National Monument can be seen behind the Kentucky Memorial.
 
 
Kentucky Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
4. Kentucky Monument
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,449 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on April 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on November 22, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
 
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