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Near London in Laurel County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Daniel Boone's Trail

 
 
Daniel Boone's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Daniel Boone's Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Daniel Boone’s Trail
from
North Carolina to Kentucky
1775.

 
Erected 1915 by Kentucky Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 37° 5.014′ N, 84° 3.238′ W. Marker is near London, Kentucky, in Laurel County. Marker is at the intersection of Levi Jackson Mill Road and Mountain Life Museum Road, on the right when traveling east on Levi Jackson Mill Road. Located at an entrance to the Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Levi Jackson Mill Road, London KY 40744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McNitt's Defeat (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Defeated Camp Burial Ground (about 300 feet away); Where did Millstones Come From? (about 400 feet away); Dressing a Millstone
Plaque of Daniel Boone Trail on stone, in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Plaque of Daniel Boone Trail on stone, in background.
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(about 400 feet away); Levi Jackson Historic Stump (about 400 feet away); Millstones Through The Ages (about 500 feet away); "The people went and gathered it and ground it in mills." (about 500 feet away); Laurel County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Wilderness Trail. (Submitted on July 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Unfinished oil sketch of Daniel Boone. image. Click for full size.
Public domain, 1820
3. Unfinished oil sketch of Daniel Boone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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May. 21, 2022