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Near Richmond in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grave of Hancock Taylor

 
 
Grave of Hancock Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Grave of Hancock Taylor Marker
Inscription. On Taylor's fork of Silver Creek, .7 mi. east, is burial place of Hancock Taylor. This pioneer was at Falls of Ohio in 1769 enroute to New Orleans and surveying in Ky. by 1773. A deputy surveyor under Wm. Preston, he was near mouth of Ky. River when shot by Indians in July 1774. Taylor rejoined party, and these companions brought him just south of Richmond, where he died.
 
Erected 1981 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1685.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 43.3′ N, 84° 18.85′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is on Lancaster Road (KY52) south of Shale Drive (but North of Taylor Fork Creek), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond KY 40475, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eastern Kentucky Univ. (approx. 1.5 miles away); White Oak Pond Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Richmond (approx. 2 miles away); Frances E. Beauchamp / Prohibition Advocate
Grave of Hancock Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Grave of Hancock Taylor Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); James B. McCreary Hall of Justice (approx. 2.1 miles away); County Named, 1786 / County Formed (approx. 2.1 miles away); Gov. James B. McCleary (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pioneer Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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