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Junction City in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Traveler's Rest

 
 
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Traveler's Rest Marker
Inscription.  

2 miles -->
Site of home of
Isaac Shelby (1750-1826),
Kentucky's first and fifth governor;
soldier of three decisive
American battles. He and his wife,
Susannah Hart Shelby 1764-1833
buried here.


 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 95.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 34.527′ N, 84° 47.502′ W. Marker is in Junction City, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 127 and East Knob Lick Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 127. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction City KY 40440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isaac Shelby Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Isaac Shelby (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Traveler's Rest (approx. 0.8 miles away); Capt. George Givens (approx. 3.8 miles
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Traveler's Rest Marker
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away); McCormack Christian Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Clark's Station (approx. 4.6 miles away); Family Services Association of Boyle County (approx. 4.6 miles away); Jacobs Hall / John A. Jacobs, Sr. (1806-69) (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is listed on the online Kentucky Historical Society list as a Lincoln County marker. The subject of this marker, Traveler's Rest, is in Lincoln County, but not this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Isaac Shelby. (Submitted on July 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Isaac Shelby. (Submitted on July 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Isaac Shelby image. Click for full size.
Matthew H. Jouett (via Wikipedia), circa 1820
3. Isaac Shelby
Isaac Shelby Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
4. Isaac Shelby Grave
Isaac Shelby Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
5. Isaac Shelby Grave
Traveler's Rest Burying-Ground image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
6. Traveler's Rest Burying-Ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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