Hartford in Ohio County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
established by the brothers
or prior thereto
One of the first three forts
erected in western Kentucky
It was the scene of an Indian raid
in April 1790
Erected 1934 by Descendants; Ohio County Historical Society; Fort Hartford Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution; and Ohio County Post 44, American Legion.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1783.
Location. 37° 27.036′ N, 86° 54.466′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Kentucky, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Cs-1046, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street. Marker is on Ohio County Courthouse Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 South Main Street, Hartford KY 42347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio County World Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1798 (within shouting distance of this marker); First Public Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Parks Bland (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. William Downs (about 500 feet away); Famous Kentucky Artist (about 500 feet 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 79 times since then and 30 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.