Bonnieville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
An Indian Ambush
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1299.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 22.721′ N, 85° 54.152′ W. Marker is in Bonnieville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is on Bacon Creek Road (State Highway 728) east of North Dixie Highway (U.S. 31W), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7597 North Dixie Highway, Bonnieville KY 42713, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bacon Creek Trestle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bacon Creek Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); John Muir & Robert Munford (approx. 7.4 miles away); William Clark and Family (approx. 7.4 miles away); Church-Hospital (approx. 7.4 miles away); Carter-Dowling School / Teachers at "Colored" Elementary Schools of Hart County Circa 1950 (approx. 7.4 miles away); Glen Lily (approx. 7.4 miles away); Henry Clay Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 7.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bonnieville.
Also see . . . Frenchman's Knob. The Bacon Creek Historical Society gives a detailed account of the incident and biographical information on William Smuthers and Gilbert LeClerc.
Categories. • Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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