“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Three Springs in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Last Recorded Indian Raid

Last Recorded Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Curtis Poor, April 8, 2011
1. Last Recorded Indian Raid Marker
Inscription. In Oct. 1792, ten Indians attacked party of travelers at Oven Spring. Two men and one woman were killed, a girl and a woman captured, five pack horses taken. Settlers under leadership of Capt. William Edgar pursued raiding party four days, overtook them at Roberts Spring, killed all the Indians and rescued the woman and girl. Records show no later raid in area.
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1414.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 11.133′ N, 85° 45.8′ W. Marker is near Three Springs, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is on Hundred Acre Pond Road (Kentucky Route 436), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hardyville KY 42746, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph A. Altsheler (approx. 1.5 miles away); Partisan Protected (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ed Porter Thompson (approx. 4.9 miles away); Savoyard (approx. 5.2 miles away); Bear Wallow (approx. 6.3 miles away); Lt. Charles Moran - USAF (approx. 7.9 miles away); Rowlett's Station (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Texas Rangers (approx. 8.2 miles away).
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Deborah Poor of Fort Wayne, Indiana. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 101 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Deborah Poor of Fort Wayne, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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