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

Lincoln-Haycraft Memorial Bridge

 
 
Lincoln-Haycraft Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, August 14, 2009
1. Lincoln-Haycraft Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription. Here along Severn's Valley Creek, Samuel Haycraft, Sr. built mill, raceway in 1796. Thomas Lincoln, father of Pres. Lincoln, employed in building it, received his first monetary wages when about 21 years of age. Abraham Lincoln, age 7, with his family on way to Indiana in 1816, crossed this creek about here and went through Elizabethtown.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 932.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.436′ N, 85° 51.296′ W. Marker is in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is on Dixie Highway East (U.S. 31W), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabethtown KY 42701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Make a Street Fight Out of It" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elizabethtown Battle (about 800 feet away); Morgan's Second Raid (about 800 feet away); Three Forts (about 800 feet away); General Custer Here
Lincoln-Haycraft Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, August 14, 2009
2. Lincoln-Haycraft Memorial Bridge Marker
(approx. mile away); The Cannonball (approx. mile away); Rineyville Named (approx. 7.4 miles away); Captured and Burned (approx. 9.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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