County Named, 1780

County Named, 1780 (HMXKA)

Location: Stanford, KY 40484 Lincoln County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 31.768', W 84° 39.661'

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For Benjamin Lincoln, 1733-1810. Born Mass. In War of Revolution took Mass. Regts. to reinforce New York, 1776; at Saratoga, 1777, cut Burgoyne's communications with Canada; 1778, command of Southern Department. Commissioned by Washington to receive the sword of Cornwallis at British surrender, Yorktown, 1781. Secretary of War, 1781-84. Led forces that quelled Shays' Rebellion.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number774
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 12:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 706676 N 4156181
Decimal Degrees37.52946667, -84.66101667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.768', W 84° 39.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 46.08" N, 84° 39' 39.66" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 210 3rd St, Stanford KY 40484, US
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