Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Sarah Knox Taylor
on March 6, 1814, was born
Sarah Knox Taylor
Capt. And Mrs. Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor subsequently became the Twelfth President of the United States, and Jefferson Davis the First and only President of the Confederate States of America.
Erected 1964 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 38° 41.129′ N, 87° 31.535′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on Park Street south of Harrison Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. At Vincennes Historic Village next to "Grouseland" (William Henry Harrison Home) on Park Street (which is no longer open to vehicle traffic.) Good parking on Harrison Street. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Millstones from Emison Mills (a few steps from this marker); William Henry Harrison - & - Lewis & Clark Expedition Indiana Territory (a few steps from this marker); "Grouseland" (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) (within shouting distance of this marker); Vincennes University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chief Tecumseh (about 800 feet away); The Baty Place (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
Also see . . . Papers of Jefferson Davis::. A biographical view of Sarah Knox Taylor Davis outlined in the papers of Jefferson Davis. (Submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Forts, Castles • Government • Military • Notable Events • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,201 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.