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Butler in Pendleton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

British Indian Raid

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. British Indian Raid Marker
Inscription. In countermove, 1780, to control northwest, British Capt. Henry Bird with 150 troops and 1000 Indians came from Detroit, by river in June. From here, they marched to Ruddle's and Martin's Station, to the south, captured 470 settlers. Returned here, captives divided, families separated. The British took some to Detroit, remainder scattered among Indian villages.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 953.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 45.767′ N, 84° 21.15′ W. Marker is in Butler, Kentucky, in Pendleton County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 27 and Bradford Road on U.S. 27. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Butler KY 41006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albert A. Jameson (approx. 6 miles away); County Named 1798 (approx. 6 miles away); The Kennett Tavern (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bell (approx. 6.1 miles away); Neville Veterans Memorial
British Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. British Indian Raid Marker
(approx. 8.2 miles away in Ohio); Neville – 1812 (approx. 8.3 miles away in Ohio); Edgington Mound (approx. 9.1 miles away in Ohio); John Waller (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 68 times this year. Last updated on September 13, 2017, by Darryl R Smith of Cincinnati, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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