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Near Shepherdsville in Bullitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bullitt's Lick

 
 
Bullitt's Lick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
1. Bullitt's Lick Marker
Inscription.  Located by Captain Thomas Bullitt, 1773. Site of early commercial production of salt in Kentucky. This lick provided salt for Kentucky settlements and the Illinois country.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 133.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEnvironmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1773.
 
Location. 38° 0.047′ N, 85° 45.834′ W. Marker is near Shepherdsville, Kentucky, in Bullitt County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky 44 West and Raymond Road, on the right when traveling west on Kentucky 44 West. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2975 Kentucky 44 West, Shepherdsville KY 40165, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shepherdsville Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 2˝ miles away); Alma Wallace Lesch (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bullitt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); County Named, 1796 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Adam Shepherd (approx. 2.7 miles away);
Bullitt's Lick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
2. Bullitt's Lick Marker
As seen from Raymond Road.
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L & N Bridge - Civil War (approx. 2.8 miles away); Morgan - On To Ohio (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort DeWolf (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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