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Near Gulnare in Pike County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Leslie / Lesley Settlement

 
 
Leslie / Lesley Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2019
1. Leslie / Lesley Settlement Marker
Inscription.  This early permanent settlement in the Big Sandy Valley was named for Revolutionary War veteran William Robert Leslie (1729-1802). Leslie moved to this site at Johnís Creek circa 1790. His son Robert joined him shortly before his fatherís death. William and Robert are buried in separate plots on original settlement site.
 
Erected 1999 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. Presented by Leslie / Lesley Family Association. (Marker Number 2034.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
 
Location. 37° 37.428′ N, 82° 33.207′ W. Marker is near Gulnare, Kentucky, in Pike County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 194 south of Sycamore Road, on the right when traveling north. It is at the entrance to the Elk Run Golf Course. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10181 KY-194, Pikeville KY 41501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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. Snivley Chapel (approx. half a mile away); Little Floyd (approx. 6 miles away); Struggle for the Big Sandy Valley (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Ivy Mountain (approx. 6.4 miles away); Pauley Bridge (approx. 9.1 miles away); In Memory of the Lives We Lost on Friday February 28, 1958 (approx. 9.7 miles away); Chair of Honor (approx. 10 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker has the same title and text on both sides.
 
Leslie / Lesley Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2019
2. Leslie / Lesley Settlement Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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