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Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kincheloe's Station

 
 
Kincheloe's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Kincheloe's Station Marker
Inscription.  Near here is site of Kincheloe's Station. Named for Capt. William Kincheloe, one of the leaders who established station in early 1780s. Later called Polke's Station for Chas. Polke, who claimed the land. Indians made a surprise attack in Sept., 1782, and massacred many men, women and children. Known as "Burnt Station" after Indians captured and burned it.
 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1586.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1782.
 
Location. 37° 51.421′ N, 85° 20.394′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of Bloomfield Road (U.S. 62) and Brown's Lane (County Route 2230), on the left when traveling north on Bloomfield Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Kincheloe's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Kincheloe's Station Marker
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. Camp Charity (approx. 1.9 miles away); Romantic 1825 Tragedy (approx. 4.3 miles away); Walnut Groves Farm (approx. 4.7 miles away); Ham Brown Log Cabin (approx. 4.9 miles away); Ferguson Chapel Site (approx. 6 miles away); Nazareth College (approx. 6.6 miles away); Washington County (approx. 6.6 miles away); Civil War in Bardstown (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Also see . . .  Kincheloe Fort & Bryan Stations. (Submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 168 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022