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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kentucky Memorial

 
 
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By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Kentucky Memorial
Inscription. Kentucky honors her son, Abraham Lincoln, who delivered his immortal address at the site now marked by the soldiers' monument.
 
Erected 1975 by State of Kentucky.
 
Location. 39° 49.184′ N, 77° 13.866′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the center of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldier’s National Monument ( a few steps from this marker); The Gettysburg Address ( within shouting distance of this marker); Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery ( within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, Fourth U.S. Artillery ( within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Virginia Wade ( within shouting distance of this marker); First Minnesota Volunteers ( within shouting distance of this marker); Bvt. Maj. Gen. Charles H.T. Collis Memorial ( within shouting distance of this marker); ...broken by gunfire... ( about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker.
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By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Kentucky Memorial
Below the plaque is a bronze replica of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, as written by his hand. The state seal appears at the base of the monument.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker in National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2010
3. Marker in National Cemetery
The Soldier's National Monument can be seen behind the Kentucky Memorial.
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By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
4. Kentucky Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,854 times since then and 162 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on April 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on November 22, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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