Site of Rockport Tavern

Site of Rockport Tavern (HMVVK)

Location: Rockport, IN 47635 Spencer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 52.995', W 87° 2.755'

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In October 1844 Abraham Lincoln gave a speech at Spencer County Courthouse to promote Henry Clay, Whig presidential candidate. Lincoln, during his first trip to Indiana in 14 years, was a guest at the Tavern. Site first marked October 28, 1926.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number74.1992.2
Year Placed1992
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Spencer County Historical Society, and Friends of Southern Hills, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 6:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 495962 N 4192862
Decimal Degrees37.88325000, -87.04591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.995', W 87° 2.755'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 59.70" N, 87° 2' 45.30" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Main St, Rockport IN 47635, US
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