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Stanford in Lincoln County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lincoln County

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
1. Lincoln County Marker
Inscription. Benjamin Logan built Logan's Fort at St. Asaphs, mile to west, 1776. Kentucky County, Virginia, formed 1776. First land court, St. Asaphs 1779. Kentucky made into Lincoln, Jefferson, Fayette counties, 1780. In 1785 part of Lincoln taken for Madison and Mercer counties. Stanford named and made county seat, 1786. Records in courthouse from 1781, oldest in the state.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 860.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 31.78′ N, 84° 39.674′ W. Marker is in Stanford, Kentucky, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling north on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanford KY 40484, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County Named, 1780 (a few steps from this marker); Cherokees in Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilderness Road - Loganís Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Kentucky's Oldest Main Street
Lincoln County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
2. Lincoln County Marker
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); History Written in Departures & Arrivals (about 700 feet away); Baughman Mill (about 700 feet away); Earliest Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stanford Female College (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanford.
 
Also see . . .  Logan's Station or St. Asaph. (Submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Benjamin Logan image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Benjamin Logan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 98 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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