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Clay City in Powell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pilot Knob

 
 
Pilot Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, February 5, 2021
1. Pilot Knob Marker
Inscription.  

Daniel Boone and Party first viewed "The Beautiful Level of Kentucky" June 7 1769 from this bench atop this knob.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 132.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration.
 
Location. 37° 54.333′ N, 83° 58.104′ W. Marker is in Clay City, Kentucky, in Powell County. Marker is at the intersection of Winchester Road (Kentucky Route 15) and Brush creek Road, on the right when traveling north on Winchester Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clay City KY 40312, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lulbegrud Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away); Clay City Timber Industry / Early Iron Works (approx. 4 miles away); Collecting Red River's History (approx. 4 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 7 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); County Named, 1852
Pilot Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, February 5, 2021
2. Pilot Knob Marker
(approx. 7 miles away); Woody Stephens and Forty Niner (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clay City.
 
More about this marker. its slightly hidden by tree coverage
 
Pilot Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Profitt, February 5, 2021
3. Pilot Knob Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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