The Sinking Spring

The Sinking Spring (HM8KZ)

Location: Hodgenville, KY 42748 Larue County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 31.85', W 85° 44.241'

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The Thomas Lincoln family obtained its water supply from this spring; the infant child, Abraham, had his earliest drinks of water from this source. When Thomas Lincoln moved here in 1808, the 300-acre farm already was variously known as "Sinking Spring," "Rock Spring," or "Cave Spring" Farm, taking its name from this spring of water.
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 4:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 611562 N 4154511
Decimal Degrees37.53083333, -85.73735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.85', W 85° 44.241'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 51.00" N, 85° 44' 14.46" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-218 Park Srv Rd, Hodgenville KY 42748, US
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