1800 - 1886Graham was born & raised in Green Co. He was headmaster of Greensburg Academy, located at this site, from 1818-1823. In 1826, he moved to New Salem, Il. where Abraham Lincoln attended his school learning grammar and arithmetic. They remained close and Lincoln invited Graham to sit on the platform for his 1861 presidential inauguration.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series|
|Placed By||Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 632606 N 4124922|
|Decimal Degrees||37.26143333, -85.50455000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 15.686', W 85° 30.273'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 15' 41.16" N, 85° 30' 16.38" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-109 S 2nd St, Greensburg KY 42743, US|
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