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

Brashear's Station

 
 
Brashear's Station Marker (Side A) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
1. Brashear's Station Marker (Side A)
Inscription.  An early station on the Wilderness Road between the Falls of the Ohio (Louisville) and Harrodsburg, Brashear's Station was a haven for pioneer hunters and travelers. It was built at mouth of Floyd's Fork near bank of Salt River, 1779. Founded by William Brashear, a famed woodsman from Maryland who was killed by Indians, 1781.

Also known as Salt River Garrison or Froman's Station. Bullitt's Lick, major salt producing area and hub of system of buffalo roads, was nearby. Early families who resided here for protection from the Indians included Froman, Ray, Briscoe, Crist, Collings, Overall, Pope, McGee, Hawkins, and Phelps.
Presented by Bullitt Co. Genealogical Society

 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1944.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 38° 0.162′ 
Brashear's Station Marker (Side B) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
2. Brashear's Station Marker (Side B)
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N, 85° 41.083′ W. Marker is in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, in Bullitt County. Marker is on East 4th Street (Kentucky Route 44) 0.1 miles from County Road 1124, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2089 KY-44 East, 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. Alma Wallace Lesch (approx. 1.9 miles away); The 1917 Train Wreck (approx. 2 miles away); Bullitt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); County Named, 1796 (approx. 2 miles away); Adam Shepherd (approx. 2 miles away); Fort DeWolf (approx. 2.2 miles away); L & N Bridge - Civil War (approx. 2.2 miles away); Morgan - On To Ohio (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdsville.
 
Brashear's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
3. Brashear's Station Marker
 
 
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, 3. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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