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Greensburg in Green County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lincoln's Law Partner

 
 
Lincoln's Law Partner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
1. Lincoln's Law Partner Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of William H. Herndon, 1818. Family moved to Illinois, 1820. An anti-slavery advocate and partner with Abraham Lincoln in practice of law, 1844-61. Herndon, Mayor of Springfield; State Bank Examiner. After Lincoln’s death, devoted life to biography of his friend. Wrote “Herndon’s Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life,” 1889. Died 1891, Springfield, Ill.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 846.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRArts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
 
Location. 37° 15.533′ N, 85° 30.168′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Kentucky, in Green County. Marker is on S. Main Street (U.S. 68) south of W. Columbia Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 S Main St, Greensburg KY 42743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Lincoln's Law Partner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
2. Lincoln's Law Partner Marker
View to west across S. Main Street
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. Greensburg Courthouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Green Countians Memorial (about 700 feet away); Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (about 700 feet away); General Edward Henry Hobson (about 700 feet away); Green County, 1792 (about 700 feet away); Green County Architecture Heritage History (about 700 feet away); Civil War Generals (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Mentor Graham (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Also see . . .  Mr. Lincoln & Friends: William H. Herndon. (Submitted on August 15, 2016.)
 
View to North Along S. Main Street Towards Downtown Greensburg image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
3. View to North Along S. Main Street Towards Downtown Greensburg
Marker is on left (west) side of street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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