Shelbyville in Shelby County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Squire Boone's Station, 1779
Erected 1937 by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. (Marker Number 28.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames of America, National Society of series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 38° 12.663′ N, 85° 12.938′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 60) and 5th Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Main Street, Shelbyville KY 40065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Shelby County, 1792 (a few steps from this marker); Founder Capt. William Shannon (a few steps from this marker); Shelbyville Fountain (a few steps from this marker); The Blockhouse / Martin's Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition / Death of Meriwether Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelby County WWI Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynching in Shelbyville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Armstrong Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Squire Boone's Station. (Submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.