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Near Liberty in Casey County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Fry

 
 
John Fry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. John Fry Marker
Inscription. Entered land on Carpenter's Creek 8 miles north, 1780, on a Treasury Warrant for service in Revolution. Land Grant signed, 1783, by Gov. Benj. Harrison. Engaged in Battle of Point Pleasant, 1774. Served in Rockingham Militia, Va., during Revolution. With Kentuckians when killed at Blue Licks Battle, 1782, at age of 28. Four generations of family owned land over a century.
 
Erected 1966 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 917.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 19.637′ N, 84° 55.153′ W. Marker is near Liberty, Kentucky, in Casey County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 127 and State Route 817 on U.S. 127. Click for map. Located at a roadside park. Marker is at or near this postal address: U.S. Highway 127, Liberty KY 42539, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Casey County War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Kentucky Cavalry (approx. 1.3 miles away); Colonel Silas Adams (approx. 1.3 miles away); Casey County Courthouse
Area view looking north on U.S. Highway 127. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Area view looking north on U.S. Highway 127.
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Crash of the B-58 "Hustler" (approx. 11.6 miles away); McKinney's Fort (approx. 12.2 miles away); PFC William B. Baugh, USMC / Medal of Honor Winner (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Blue Licks Battle. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
View looking south towards Liberty. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. View looking south towards Liberty.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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