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Near Hartford in Ohio County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Barnett's Station

 
 
Barnett's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. Barnett's Station Marker
Inscription.  Site of one of the earliest forts erected in this area. Established by brothers Joseph and Alexander Barnett who came from Virginia to Kentucky in early 1780s. Settlement was frequently raided by Indians. During an attack in April 1790, two children were killed and Hannah Barnett, the ten-year-old daughter of Joseph, carried off and held captive for six months.
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1463.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 27.624′ N, 86° 52.684′ W. Marker is near Hartford, Kentucky, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 69 and Barnetts Station Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 69. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1151 Country Club Rd, Hartford KY 42347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
Barnett's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. Barnett's Station Marker
as the crow flies. A different marker also named Barnett's Station (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Public Building (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ohio County World Wars Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); County Named, 1798 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Hartford (approx. 1.8 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 1.8 miles away); Man of Courage (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rev. William Downs (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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