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Rineyville in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Rineyville Named

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By Pattie Anne Robinson, November 14, 2009
1. Rineyville Named Marker
Inscription. Sylvester Riney gave land for Illinois Central R.R. in 1874, and town named for family. Zachariah, his father, was Abraham Lincoln's first teacher while living on Rolling Fork. Zachariah moved to Rineyville site, 1830; built this double log house, later enlarged and clapboarded. Lived here nearly 25 years with his son, Sylvester. His grandson, Mancil G., was first postmaster.
Erected 1982 by the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1711.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 44.991′ N, 85° 58.086′ W. Marker is in Rineyville, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Rineyville Road (State Highway 1600) and Rineyville-Big Springs Road (State Highway 220), on the right when traveling south on Rineyville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rineyville KY 40162, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Cannonball (approx. 7.2 miles away); General Custer Here (approx. 7.2 miles away); Commodore Joshua Barney / First Brick House (approx. 7.2 miles away); "Make a Street Fight Out of It" (approx. 7.3 miles away); Lincoln-Haycraft Memorial Bridge (approx. 7.4 miles away); Elizabethtown Battle (approx. 7˝ miles away); Morgan's Second Raid (approx. 7˝ miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2009, by Pattie Anne Robinson of Rineyville, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 14, 2009, by Pattie Anne Robinson of Rineyville, Kentucky. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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