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

Patriot-Pioneer

 
 
Patriot-Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Patriot-Pioneer Marker
Inscription.  Site of home and grave of Major Geo. M. Bedinger over on hilltop. Born Pa. 1756. Died 1843. Officer War of Revolution. In defense of Boonesborough, 1779, and at siege of Yorktown, 1781. In 1784 came back to Ky. First to survey this area. Indian campaign, 1791. Ky. legislator, 1792-94. US Congress, 1803-07. Opposed slavery. Freed his slaves at their age thirty.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 897.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 25.968′ N, 83° 59.606′ W. Marker is near Carlisle, Kentucky, in Robertson County. Marker is on Maysville Road (U.S. 68), on the left when traveling north. Located at the Battlefield road near the beginning of Lodge Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10299 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. Blue Licks Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path
Patriot-Pioneer Marker at former home. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Patriot-Pioneer Marker at former home.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Trace (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Blue Licks Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Pursuit (approx. ¼ mile away); Morgan’s Last Raid (approx. 7 miles away); County Named, 1867 (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named Morgan’s Last Raid (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on George M. Bedinger. (Submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Additional keywords. emancipation
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
George Michael Bedinger (December 10, 1756 – December 7, 1843) image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
3. George Michael Bedinger (December 10, 1756 – December 7, 1843)
Entrance sign to the Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
4. Entrance sign to the Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 91 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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