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Todd House

 
 
Todd House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 18, 2010
1. Todd House Marker
Inscription.  Home of Mary Todd Lincoln from 1832 to 1839. To this house in after years she brought Abraham Lincoln and their children.
 
Erected by Historical Markers Society. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 38° 3.07′ N, 84° 30.19′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from West Main Street (U.S. 421). Marker is located just outside the rear entrance gate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 578 West Main Street, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Todd Lincoln House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Burying Ground (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vertner Woodson Tandy (about 600 feet away); Town Branch (about 700 feet away); Mary Todd Lincoln (approx. 0.2
Rear entrance to Todd House. image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 18, 2010
2. Rear entrance to Todd House.
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miles away); St. Paul Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lexington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Botherum (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 762 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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