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Greensburg in Green County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Mentor Graham

1800 - 1886

 
 
William Mentor Graham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
1. William Mentor Graham Marker
Inscription. Graham was born & raised in Green Co. He was headmaster of Greensburg Academy, located at this site, from 1818-1823. In 1826, he moved to New Salem, Il. where Abraham Lincoln attended his school learning grammar and arithmetic. They remained close and Lincoln invited Graham to sit on the platform for his 1861 presidential inauguration.
 
Erected 2014 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2441.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 15.686′ N, 85° 30.273′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Kentucky, in Green County. Marker is at the intersection of S. 2nd Street and W. Court Street, on the right when traveling south on S. 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg KY 42743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Green County, 1792 (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Green Countians Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green County Architecture Heritage History (approx.
William Mentor Graham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
2. William Mentor Graham Marker
Greensburg Academy building behind marker
0.2 miles away); Greensburg Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Edward Henry Hobson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Early Minister (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln's Law Partner (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
View to South Along S. 2nd Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
3. View to South Along S. 2nd Street
Marker is on right (west) side of street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on August 14, 2016.
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