Burkesville in Cumberland County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Lincoln's Father Here
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 885.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1801.
Location. 36° 47.404′ N, 85° 22.243′ W. Marker is in Burkesville, Kentucky, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Kentucky Route 61) and Hill Street, on the left when traveling south on North Main Street. Marker is located on Courthouse Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burkesville KY 42717, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Raiders Entered Here (a few steps from this marker); Smith Pharmacy (within shouting distance of this Cumberland County (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan On To Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); Burkesville Ferry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Skirmish at Norris Branch (approx. 2.7 miles away); Confederate Crossings at Neeley's Ferry (approx. 3 miles away); Civil War Camp at Marrowbone (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burkesville.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.