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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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists.
 
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. Marker located on Courthouse Lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield KY 40069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Lincoln Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Lincoln Homestead 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 (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.
 
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 November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 13 times this year. 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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