Maysville in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Simon Kentonís Station
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 138.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 38.187′ N, 83° 48.167′ W. Marker is in Maysville, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of AA Highway (U.S. 62) and Parker Road, on the right when traveling east on AA Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maysville KY 41056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hemp in Kentucky / Hemp in Mason County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Alexander W. Doniphan Maysville Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mefford's Fort (approx. 1.3 miles away); Paxton Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away); Taylor's Corner (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); "Washington Courthouse Site" (approx. 1Ĺ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maysville.
Also see . . . Simon Kentonís Mason Co. Station. “Kentonís - The bank is quite bluff from the Station locality, or Blockhouse, to the Kenton Spring - from 60 feet above the bed of the creek to the blockhouse & about 35 yards from the Kenton Spring to the blockhouse. The block house commanded the Spring, an excellent spring. ____ long rifle shot also commanded the Indian Spring, which was about 110 yards from the blockhouse: The Station was about a mile N.W. of Washington, KY. The ground descended each way from the Station except the West - & on the East side, quite abruptly.” (Submitted on July 9, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.