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Elizabethtown in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lincoln Heritage House

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
1. Lincoln Heritage House Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer homes of the Hardin Thomas family. One-room log cabin built ca. 1789. Thomas Lincoln, father of 16th President, did the carpentry and cabinet work on the four-room log structure built ca. 1805. For several years Thomas Lincoln was a resident of Hardin County which then included other present-day counties. Restoration made possible by Hardin County Historical Society.
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1468.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists.
 
Location. 37° 43.057′ N, 85° 52.709′ W. Marker is in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is on Freeman Lake Park Road 0.4 miles east of North Dixie Highway (U.S. 31W), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 Freeman Lake Park Rd, Elizabethtown KY 42701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
2. Lincoln Heritage House Marker
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markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Helm Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Larue Helm, 1802-1867 (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Young Brown (1835-1904) (approx. 1.1 miles away); Severns Valley Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Commodore Joshua Barney / First Brick House (approx. 2 miles away); Brown-Pusey House (approx. 2 miles away); The Cannonball (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
 
Log cabin built by Thomas Lincoln, father of President Abraham Lincoln. image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
3. Log cabin built by Thomas Lincoln, father of President Abraham Lincoln.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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