LaRue County, Kentucky (Images of America Series)

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In 1843, LaRue County was named after John LaRue, an early settler in the area. Hodgenville, the county's largest town, was established in 1818 and later became the seat in 1843. LaRue County is best known as the birthplace and childhood home of Abraham Lincoln; he was born on February 12, 1809, at the Sinking Spring Farm. In 1909, in honor of Lincoln's centennial birthday, New York sculptor Adolph A. Weinmann created a life-size statue of the 16th president, which still stands in the Hodgenville square. Today ...
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Overview


In 1843, LaRue County was named after John LaRue, an early settler in the area. Hodgenville, the county's largest town, was established in 1818 and later became the seat in 1843. LaRue County is best known as the birthplace and childhood home of Abraham Lincoln; he was born on February 12, 1809, at the Sinking Spring Farm. In 1909, in honor of Lincoln's centennial birthday, New York sculptor Adolph A. Weinmann created a life-size statue of the 16th president, which still stands in the Hodgenville square. Today the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site and Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek are popular tourist attractions. From a national icon to the local farmer, generations of people have called LaRue County home and have nurtured a strong sense of community.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738544083
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 4/11/2007
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,408,420
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Author Rhonda Hornback Nichols was born and raised in LaRue County. Her roots are deeply planted on the farm that has been in the Hornback family for seven generations. She researched newspapers and historic documents, interviewed local residents, and borrowed from private photograph collections to preserve the stories and images of the families and communities in Images of America: LaRue County.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     6
Introduction     7
Humble Beginnings     9
Family Ties     31
God's Creatures Working Together     69
Going to School     87
Serving Our Country     97
Spiritual Moments     111
Homestead     123
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