Buena Vista / Todd House

Buena Vista / Todd House (HM1L19)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 10.999', W 84° 47.142'

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(Front)Buena VistaOne-half mile south is the site of two-story frame house best known as the summer residence of Robert S. Todd (1791-1849), father of first lady Mary Todd Lincoln. The large family took refuge here from the heat and cholera of summertime in Lexington. As a child, Mary Todd Lincoln spent many summers here.Presented by Cliff and Joan Howard.(Reverse)Todd HouseMary Todd Lincoln later brought her own sons on visits to her stepmother Elizabeth Humphreys. Sometimes the future president, Abraham Lincoln, was able to join them, traveling by rail to nearby Duckers Station. The house was razed in 1947. Only a remnant of the stone spring house remains. Over.Presented by Todd and Lincoln Friends.
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HM NumberHM1L19
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Marker Number1997
Year Placed1999
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 693936 N 4228471
Decimal Degrees38.18331667, -84.78570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 10.999', W 84° 47.142'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 10' 59.94" N, 84° 47' 8.52" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Hogan Dr, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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