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Near Harrisonburg in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Abraham Lincolnís Father

 
 
Abraham Lincolnís Father Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2006
1. Abraham Lincolnís Father Marker
Inscription. Four miles west, Thomas Lincoln, father of the President, was born about 1778. He was taken to Kentucky by his father about 1781. Beside the road here was Lincoln Inn, long kept by a member of the family.
 
Erected 1942 by the Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number A-18.)
 
Location. 38° 32.547′ N, 78° 45.912′ W. Marker is near Harrisonburg, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Valley Pike (U.S. 11) north of Lacey Spring Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg VA 22802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lacey Spring ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Cavalry Engagement ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Long's Chapel and Zenda ( approx. 2.1 miles away); Baxter House ( approx. 3.9 miles away); Lincoln's Virginia Ancestors ( approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
Also see . . .  Abraham Lincoln's Parents. This page includes portraits of his parents. (Submitted on October 29, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Abraham Lincolnís Father Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2006
2. Abraham Lincolnís Father Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,442 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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