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Carlisle in Robertson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Blue Licks Battlefield

 
 
Blue Licks Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, November 15, 2015
1. Blue Licks Battlefield Marker
Inscription. On August 19, 1782, Pioneers suffered a bitter defeat and were routed by their Revolutionary War enemies.

Captain Caldwell concealed his British and Indian army along the ravines leading from this hilltop to the Licking River. Advancing into this ambush, the Pioneers were outnumbered and forced to flee across the river.
 
Location. 38° 25.983′ N, 83° 59.577′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Kentucky, in Robertson County. Marker is on north entrance road 0.2 miles from Maysville Road (U.S. 68), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle KY 40311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Trace (about 500 feet away); Iwo Jima Hero (approx. 9.1 miles away); Private Ambers Sapp (approx. 9.1 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 10.8 miles away); Charles Young Birthplace (approx. 11.3 miles away); Sherburne Bridge (approx. 14.7 miles away); Simon Kenton Shrine (approx. 15.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary

 
Site of Blue Licks Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, November 15, 2015
2. Site of Blue Licks Battlefield
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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