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Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mary Todd Lincoln House

 
 
Mary Todd Lincoln House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
1. Mary Todd Lincoln House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1806 as an inn. Became home of politician & businessman Robert S. Todd in 1832. Mary Todd, his daughter, born in Lexington on Dec. 13, 1818, moved to IL in 1839. There, she met & married Abraham Lincoln. They visited here in fall of 1847. The Todds moved away after Mr. Todd died in the 1849 cholera epidemic.

Presented by the Ky. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
 
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2261.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.077′ N, 84° 30.162′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 25, 421) and Tucker Street, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 578 West Main Street, Lexington KY 40507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Todd House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Burying Ground (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town Branch (about 600 feet
Mary Todd Lincoln House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
2. Mary Todd Lincoln House Marker
away); Vertner Woodson Tandy (about 700 feet away); Mary Todd Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lexington (approx. 0.2 miles away); African American Physicians (approx. mile away); Breckinridge's Last Home (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  Mary Todd Lincoln House. (Submitted on November 13, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Mary Todd Lincoln House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, September 1, 2012
3. Mary Todd Lincoln House Marker
Front of house near Tucker Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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