Lincoln's Mentor Historical

Lincoln's Mentor Historical (HM1TST)

Location: Summersville, KY 42782 Green County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 21.633', W 85° 34.398'

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Three miles west, birthplace of Mentor Graham, 1800-86, "The Man Who Taught Lincoln". Sixty years a teacher. Green County 1818-26. After Illinois voted down slavery, moved to New Salem, 1826. There, from 1831-37, as tutor and friend, he had incalculable influence on Abraham Lincoln, his public life. Graham died at 86, South Dakota. Re-buried at New Salem, Ill., 1933.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 626343 N 4135825
Decimal Degrees37.36055000, -85.57330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 21.633', W 85° 34.398'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 21' 37.98" N, 85° 34' 23.88" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8659 KY-61, Summersville KY 42782, US
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