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Touristville in Wayne County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Price's Meadow

 
 
Price's Meadow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
1. Price's Meadow Marker
Inscription.  This tract of land was once home of Cherokee Chief Chuqualatague (Doublehead), the last chieftain along Cumberland River. Camp site in 1770 of the Long Hunters; in 1774 of Daniel Boone and Michael Stoner; from 1775 until after 1800 site of Benj. Price's Station, one of the few in Ky. to withstand Indian attacks, 1777. In 1784 part of grant to George Rogers Clark.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 988.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 55.622′ N, 84° 45.468′ W. Marker is in Touristville, Kentucky, in Wayne County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 90 0.2 miles north of Kentucky Route 1275, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello KY 42633, 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. Mill Springs (approx. 1.2 miles away); Home, Headquarters, Hospital (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mill Springs and the Civil War
Looking north across Meadow Creek. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
2. Looking north across Meadow Creek.
(approx. 1.3 miles away); The Battle of Mill Springs (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Cumberland River (approx. 1.3 miles away); The West-Metcalfe House (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named West-Metcalfe House (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Noble Ellis Saves an Army (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on "Doublehead/". (Submitted on July 15, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
The view south on KY-90 towards Monticello. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 12, 2019
3. The view south on KY-90 towards Monticello.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 107 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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