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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sarah Knox Taylor

 
 
Sarah Knox Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf
1. Sarah Knox Taylor Marker
Inscription.  
Two blocks South of this marker
on March 6, 1814, was born
Sarah Knox Taylor
Daughter of
Capt. And Mrs. Zachary Taylor

Miss Taylor married Lieut. Jefferson Davis at Louisville, Kentucky on June 17, 1835 and died in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, on September 15, of the same year.
Zachary Taylor subsequently became the Twelfth President of the United States, and Jefferson Davis the First and only President of the Confederate States of America.
 
Erected 1964 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US CivilWomen. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #12 Zachary Taylor, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1921.
 
Location. 38° 41.129′ N, 87° 31.535′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on Park Street south of Harrison Street, on the left when traveling south
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. At Vincennes Historic Village next to "Grouseland" (William Henry Harrison Home) on Park Street (which is no longer open to vehicle traffic.) Good parking on Harrison Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Millstones from Emison Mills (a few steps from this marker); William Henry Harrison & Lewis & Clark Expedition (a few steps from this marker); Indiana Territory (a few steps from this marker); "Grouseland" (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Thornton Scott (1777 - 1827 ) (within shouting distance of this marker); Tecumseh and Harrison (within shouting distance of this marker); Vincennes University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Badollet (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Wide View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Wide View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker
Back View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
3. Back View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker
Another Back View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
4. Another Back View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker
"Grouseland" (home of William Henry Harrison) can be seen in the background of this photo.
Other View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
5. Other View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker
(Click photo to see details.) Marker can be seen to the left in this photo. The buildings in the far background are part of the Indiana Historic Site entitled "Indiana Territory".
Other Long View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
6. Other Long View - - Sarah Knox Taylor Marker
"Indiana Territory"  an Indiana Historic Site. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
7. "Indiana Territory" an Indiana Historic Site.
Just a few short steps away are the historic building of the old "Indiana Territory."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,772 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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