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Jesse Head Homesite

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Jesse Head Homesite Marker
Inscription. On June 12, 1806, he performed the marriage of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, who, in 1809, became the parents of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the U.S. Head, born in Maryland in 1768, "came a-preaching" to Kentucky in 1798. Cabinet maker, justice of peace, on Sundays he preached fearlessly. Moved shop to Harrodsburg, 1810, kept on preaching, began newspaper.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1038.)
 
Location. 37° 41.167′ N, 85° 13.267′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Kentucky, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Park Road and East High Street, on the left when traveling north on Lincoln Park Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield KY 40069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Busy Day In Springfield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); House of History (about 400 feet away); Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) (about 400 feet away); John Pope, 1770-1845 (about 400 feet away); Morgan in Springfield
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By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Jesse Head Homesite
(about 600 feet away); On Civil War Routes (about 600 feet away); Washington County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ben Hardin, 1784-1852. ← Grave (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
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Jesse Head image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Jesse Head
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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