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Flemingsburg in Fleming County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Michael Cassidy (1755-1829)

 
 
Michael Cassidy (1755-1829) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. Michael Cassidy (1755-1829) Marker
Inscription. A fearless Indian fighter in over 30 battles, Michael Cassidy built Cassidy Station (site-one mile south) in later 1780s. A native of Ireland, he came to Va. as cabin boy at age 12. Enlisted early in Revolution and was with Washington at British surrender at Yorktown, 1781. Settled in Fleming Co., Ky.; served 1800-06 as first senator and several terms as representative.
 
Erected 1977 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1388.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 25.282′ N, 83° 46.076′ W. Marker is in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, in Fleming County. Marker is at the intersection of Elizaville Pike (Kentucky Route 32) and Cassidy Pike, on the left when traveling west on Elizaville Pike. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1856 Elizaville Pike, Flemingsburg KY 41041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stockton's Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); Birthplace of Herman Chittison / Accomplished Jazz Pianist (approx. 1.8 miles away); Old Tobacco Plug Factory
View looking west on Kentucky Highway 32. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. View looking west on Kentucky Highway 32.
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Fleming Hotel (approx. 1.9 miles away); James J. Andrews (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fleming County (approx. 1.9 miles away); John F. Day (1913-1982) (approx. 1.9 miles away); Gorman Building (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Flemingsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Military pension application (.pdf). (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPoliticsWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
Area photo looking east on Elizaville Pike. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. Area photo looking east on Elizaville Pike.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 27 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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