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

Route of Lincolns

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
1. Route of Lincolns Marker
Inscription.  In the autumn of 1816, Abraham Lincoln's family traveled this old pioneer trail through Vine Grove, established in 1802, when migrating from Knob Hill farm, Larue County, Kentucky, to Spencer County, Indiana.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 858.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1816.
 
Location. 37° 48.623′ N, 85° 58.913′ W. Marker is in Vine Grove, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is on West Main Street (Kentucky Route 144) just east of Church Street (Kentucky Route 391), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 W Main St, Vine Grove KY 40175, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Haycraft Inn (approx. 3.1 miles away); St. Patrick's Cemetery (approx.
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
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5.8 miles away); Camp Knox (approx. 5.8 miles away); Main Post Chapel (approx. 5.8 miles away); Post Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away); Visitor's House (approx. 6.2 miles away); LST Building (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Armored Force School (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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