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Harrodsburg in Mercer County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bowman Memorial Gate

 
 
Bowman Memorial Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Bowman Memorial Gate Marker
Inscription.  
Colonel Abraham Bowman
1749 ~ 1837
Eighth Virginia Regiment Revolutionary War
Settled Bowman Station, Kentucky, 1779
Now Bellevue

Colonel John Bowman
1733 ~ 1784
First County Lieutenant of Kentucky, 1778

Major Joseph Bowman
1752 ~ 1779
Second in Command to George Rogers Clark
Vincennes Expedition; Captured Cahokia

Captain Isaac Bowman
1757 ~ 1824
Vincennes Expedition

Erected by the Descendants of Abraham Bowman
Honoring Four Pioneer Brothers - 1928


 
Erected 1928 by Descendants of Abraham Bowman.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 45.748′ N, 84° 50.8′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on West Lexington Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker located at Old Fort Harrod State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrodsburg KY 40330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Bowman Memorial Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Bowman Memorial Gate Marker
. James Harrod (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Fort Harrod Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Marriage Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lincoln Move to the Frontier (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Harrod (about 300 feet away); The Lincoln Marriage Cabin (about 300 feet away); Osage Orange Tree (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Abraham Bowman. (Submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. John Bowman (pioneer). (Submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
3. Joseph Bowman. (Submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
4. Isaac Bowman. (Submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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