Kentucky

State: Kentucky

Lat/Long: 37.0000, -85.0000

Kentucky was created in 1792; Frankfort was selected as its capital at that time. Kentucky remained a slave state through the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, on February 12, 1809.

W. H. Perrin, J. H. Battle, and G. C. Kniffin, Kentucky: A History of the State (Louisville: F. A. Battey, 1887), 296-97, 584.