— First Flatboat Trip —Marking Old Lower Landing where in 1828 - age 19 - Abraham Lincoln with Allen Gentry made his first flatboat trip to New Orleans. He saw slaves sold and said. "If I ever get a chance to hit that thing, I'll hit it hard".
|Placed By||Spencer County Historical Society and the Rockport City Park Board|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 6:06am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 496105 N 4192370|
|Decimal Degrees||37.87881667, -87.04428333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 52.729', W 87° 2.657'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 52' 43.74" N, 87° 2' 39.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 114 S 1st St, Rockport IN 47635, US|
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