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Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Boone

 
 
Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 23, 2022
1. Boone Marker
Photograph taken with a zoom lens from the street.
Inscription.  
Israel
1759 — 1782
Son of Daniel and Rebecca Bryan
Killed in the Battle of Blue Licks
Aug. 19, 1782

Edward
1740 — 1780
Killed by Indians
Brother of Daniel

Samuel
1728 — 1808
Revolutionary soldier
Brother of Daniel

Sarah Day
1734 — 1819
Wife of Samuel

Their son
Thomas
Killed in the Battle of Blue Licks
Aug. 19, 1782

 
Erected 1967 by Captain John Waller Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution • Boone Family Descendants.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 19, 1782.
 
Location. 37° 57.102′ N, 84° 21.417′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Memorial is on Gentry Road, 0.3 miles east of North Baxter Boulevard, on the left when traveling
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east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 Gentry Rd, Lexington KY 40509, 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. Uncovering Our Pioneer Past (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone's Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Boone (about 400 feet away); Boone's Creek Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Jacob Niles (approx. 1.7 miles away); ← Cave Spring (approx. 2.3 miles away); Caveland (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jones Nursery / Nursery Place (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
More about this marker. It is in an open field in Boone Station State Historic Site. It is clearly marked as private property, with a fence and 'No Trespassing' signs.
 
Boone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 23, 2022
2. Boone Marker
Featured marker is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Jul. 23, 2024