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Near Carlisle in Nicholas County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Col. Daniel Boone

1734-1820

 
 
Col. Daniel Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Col. Daniel Boone Marker
Inscription.  Daniel Boone's last home in Ky. In spring of 1795, Daniel Boone and his wife returned from Va. and built log cabin. Restored cabin. ← Boone and family lived here until they moved to Louisiana Territory (Missouri), 1799. Boone fought in last battle of Am. Revolution in the West, August 19, 1782, at Lower Blue Licks, 7 miles north.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1230.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 19, 1782.
 
Location. 38° 19.928′ N, 84° 3.979′ W. Marker is near Carlisle, Kentucky, in Nicholas County. Marker is on Maysville Road (U.S. 68) half a mile south of Old Paris Road (State Route 32), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3740 Maysville Road, Carlisle KY 40311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Retreat (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Charles W. Mathers 1856-1937 / Nicholas County Benefactor
The view south towards the cabin location. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. The view south towards the cabin location.
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(approx. 2½ miles away); Carlisle Passenger Depot (approx. 2½ miles away); County Name's Sake (approx. 2½ miles away); Old Concord Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mae Street Kidd (approx. 5 miles away); Tanner Station (approx. 7.4 miles away); Colville Covered Bridge / Covered Bridges (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  Website showing the restored cabin. (Submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View north on Maysville Road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
3. View north on Maysville Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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May. 19, 2022