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

Pioneer Pursuit

 
 
Pioneer Pursuit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Pioneer Pursuit Marker
Inscription.  The Pioneers advanced up this Buffalo Trace to the hilltop in pursuit of the British led Indians. Major Silas Harlan leading an advance guard, was followed by three divisions under the command of Colonel Daniel Boone ~ right line; Colonel John Todd ~ center line and Colonel Stephen Trigg ~ left line.
 
Location. 38° 25.765′ N, 83° 59.54′ W. Marker is near Carlisle, Kentucky, in Robertson County. Marker can be reached from Maysville Road (U.S. 68). Marker is just inside park entrance on right, next to the Buffalo Trace trail. 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. Buffalo Trace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patriot-Pioneer (approx. ¼ mile away); Blue Licks Battlefield (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Blue Licks Battlefield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Morgan’s Last Raid (approx. 7.2 miles away); Forest Retreat
Pioneer Pursuit Marker near the Buffalo Trace trail. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Pioneer Pursuit Marker near the Buffalo Trace trail.
(approx. 7½ miles away); County Named, 1867 (approx. 7½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Battle of Blue Licks. (Submitted on August 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Illustration of Daniel Boone At Battle of Blue Licks. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
3. Illustration of Daniel Boone At Battle of Blue Licks.
Entrance sign, just before marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
4. Entrance sign, just before marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 115 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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