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Stanford in Lincoln County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Stanford

 
 
Stanford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, May 17, 2016
1. Stanford Marker
Inscription.  

Stanford
Founded 1781, on Wilderness Trail,
by Benjamin Logan.
Established 1786.
Logan built Ft. St. Asaph, 1775.
1st Court House in Ky. 1781.

Lincoln
Formed 1780, one of 3 original
counties on Ky.
Named for Benjamin Lincoln, Rev. soldier,
Homes of Isaac Shelby, 1st governor of Ky.,
and Wm. Whitley, Indian conqueror.
Dedicated to Lincoln Pioneers.
 
Erected 1940 by Logan-Whitley Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 37° 31.782′ N, 84° 39.577′ W. Marker is in Stanford, Kentucky, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. BUS 150) and 1st Street, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanford KY 40484, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County Named, 1780 (about 400 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Lincoln County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Revolutionary Soldiers (about 500 feet away); Lincoln County (about 500 feet away); Fortitude with Courage (about 500 feet away); Benjamin Logan (about 500 feet away); Cherokees in Kentucky (about 600 feet away); Spanish American War Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanford.
 
Also see . . .  Stanford, KY. (Submitted on February 4, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
Stanford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon
2. Stanford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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