“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Stamping Ground in Scott County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Lindsay's Station

Lindsay's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Hall, October 13, 2020
1. Lindsay's Station Marker
Inscription.  Anthony Lindsay chose this site for his station, built about 1790. It was located near Lecompte's Run. a branch of the Elkhorn named for Charles Lecompte, who was here with William McConnell and others in 1775. The station was on old buffalo trace, leading north to Ohio River, stop for travelers and traders. Lindsay's grave is 100 yds. north.
Erected 2019 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 218.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 17.262′ N, 84° 42.348′ W. Marker is in Stamping Ground, Kentucky, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of Owenton Road (Kentucky Route 227 at milepost 8.1) and Cedar Road (Kentucky Route 368), on the right when traveling north on Owenton Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4017 Owenton Road, Stamping Ground KY 40379, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stonetown (approx. 1.4 miles away); Buffalo Springs (approx. 1˝ miles away); Stamping Ground (approx. 1˝ miles away); Switzer Covered Bridge (approx. 3.8 miles away); Branham's Mill / Galloway Pike Iron Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); St. Francis Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); U.S. Vice President (approx. 7.4 miles away); Choctaw Indian Academy (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stamping Ground.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2021, by Brian Hall of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 12, 2021, by Brian Hall of Lexington, Kentucky. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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