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Rockport in Spencer County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844

 
 
Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
1. Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 Marker
Inscription.  Site of Rockport Tavern where Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844
 
Erected 1995 by Rockport Bueiness and Professional Women's Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 37° 52.995′ N, 87° 2.757′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Indiana, in Spencer County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South 2nd Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport IN 47635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Rockport Tavern (here, next to this marker); A Visit Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General James C. Veatch (about 300 feet away); Jan. 29, 1937 (about 700 feet away); Historical Site – Lankford Cave
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Mathias Sharp House (approx. ¼ mile away); A Rocky Beginning (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
 
Wide View - - Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
2. Wide View - - Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 Marker
Site of Rockport Tavern Marker -and- Entrance to "Rocky Side Park" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
3. Site of Rockport Tavern Marker -and- Entrance to "Rocky Side Park"
A View - - "Rocky Side Park" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
4. A View - - "Rocky Side Park"
More - - "Rocky Side Park" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
5. More - - "Rocky Side Park"
"Rocky Side Park" - - Lower Cave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
6. "Rocky Side Park" - - Lower Cave
Looking North - - Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
7. Looking North - - Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 29, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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