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List of Indiana state historical markers in Spencer County facts for kids

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This is a list of the Indiana state historical markers in Spencer County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Spencer County, Indiana, United States by the Indiana Historical Bureau. The locations of the historical markers and their latitude and longitude coordinates are included below when available, along with their names, years of placement, and topics as recorded by the Historical Bureau. There are 4 historical markers located in Spencer County.

Historical markers

Marker title Image Year placed Location Topics
James Gentry, Sr. Lincoln State Park with historical marker.jpg 1992 Northern side of State Road 162 in Lincoln State Park, 0.5 miles east of Gentryville and the junction of U.S. Route 231 and State Road 62
38°6′48.6″N 87°1′14″W / 38.113500°N 87.02056°W / 38.113500; -87.02056 (James Gentry, Sr.)
Early Settlement and Exploration, Politics
Site of Rockport Tavern Rockport Tavern site.jpg 1992 Southeastern corner of the junction of 2nd and Main Streets, across from the courthouse in Rockport
37°52′59″N 87°2′45.6″W / 37.88306°N 87.046000°W / 37.88306; -87.046000 (Site of Rockport Tavern)
David Turnham (1803-1884) 1995 Junction of State Road 162 and County Road 1625N, in front of Heritage Hills High School, near Lincoln City
38°7′6″N 86°59′9″W / 38.11833°N 86.98583°W / 38.11833; -86.98583 (David Turnham (1803-1884))
Early Settlement and Exploration, Politics
Abraham Lincoln Employed Thomas Hicks - Leopold Grozelier - Presidential Candidate Abraham Lincoln 1860 - cropped to lithographic plate.jpg 2001 At the entrance to the Lincoln Ferry roadside park along State Road 66, 1 mile west of Troy
38°0′0″N 86°48′53″W / 38.00000°N 86.81472°W / 38.00000; -86.81472 (Abraham Lincoln Employed)
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