Friday, February 12, 2016

Friday's Fact

Abraham Lincoln visited Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky in 1840. He was in Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois for a debate on the 5th of December and decided to pay a visit to Kentucky before returning to Shawneetown.[1]

[1] Ralph V. Gary. Following in Lincoln's Footsteps: A Complete Annotated Reference to Hundreds of Historical Sites Visited by Abraham Lincoln, (Basic Books, 2002).

Published 12 February 2016, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,

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