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Gray Hawk in Jackson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Warrior's Path

 
 
Warrior's Path Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Warrior's Path Marker
Inscription.  Along War Fork Creek, two miles east, coursed a primeval trail between the Shawnees of Ohio and Cherokees of east Tennessee. The Indians called it Athiamiowee, Path of the Armed Ones. On English map, 1755. Path was followed by Gabriel Arthur, when released by Indians, 1674; Thomas Walker, 1750; Christopher Gist, 1751; Daniel Boone and John Finley, 1769.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 697.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
 
Location. 37° 23.587′ N, 83° 56.21′ W. Marker is in Gray Hawk, Kentucky, in Jackson County. Marker is on U.S. 421 north of Kelley Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gray Hawk KY 40434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1858 (approx. 4.2
Looking south on US-421 towards Kelley Road (on left). image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Looking south on US-421 towards Kelley Road (on left).
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miles away); Daniel Boone's Trail (approx. 13.8 miles away); Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment (approx. 14½ miles away); Hazel Patch (approx. 14½ miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Kentucky Historical Society on Warrior's Path marker. (Submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View from Warrior's Path Marker north on US-421 and Gray Hawk Reform Church. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. View from Warrior's Path Marker north on US-421 and Gray Hawk Reform Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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May. 23, 2022