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Springfield in Washington County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lincoln Homestead

 
 
Lincoln Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Lincoln Homestead Marker
Inscription. The certified marriage bond of Thomas Lincoln to Nancy Hanks, parents of Abraham Lincoln, is on file here in Washington Co. Courthouse. Here also preserved is full account of the wedding. Lincoln Homestead State Park, seven miles north, now marks the site of log house where marriage was performed June 12, 1806 by the Reverend Jesse Head, Methodist pastor.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 526.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.119′ N, 85° 13.31′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Kentucky, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Park Road and East Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Lincoln Park Road. Touch for map. Marker located on Courthouse Lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield KY 40069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Monument (here, next to this marker); Busy Day In Springfield (here, next to this marker); Korean War Marker (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial
Lincoln Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Lincoln Homestead Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Lincoln - Hanks (a few steps from this marker); E. Gregory Goatley Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Louis Sansbury (within shouting distance of this marker); Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
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Lincoln Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. Lincoln Homestead Marker
Marker on far left.
Thomas and Nancy (Hanks) Lincoln image. Click for full size.
4. Thomas and Nancy (Hanks) Lincoln
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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