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

Henry Wilsonís Station

 
 
Henry Wilsonís Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Henry Wilsonís Station Marker
Inscription.  Henry Wilson was one of the fortunate members of the militia to survive the Battle of Blue Licks. He and his wife, Elizabeth Mahan, built their circa 1779 station large enough to accommodate the first Kentucky land court and George Mayís surveying office.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 85.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 43.738′ N, 84° 51.725′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on Dry Branch Road (County Route 1915), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 627 Dry Branch Road, Harrodsburg KY 40330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Mud Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Mud Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mercer County Fair and Horse Show (approx. 1.9 miles
Henry Wilsonís Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Henry Wilsonís Station Marker
away); Beaumont College 1895-1915 / Historic Site (approx. 2 miles away); An Early Derby Winner / Another Derby Winner (approx. 2 miles away); Honeysuckle Hill / Fair Oaks (approx. 2 miles away); Graham Springs (approx. 2 miles away); Greystone (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
 
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 42 times since then and 9 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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