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

Bryan's Station

 
 
Bryan's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 18, 2010
1. Bryan's Station Marker
Inscription.  Camping place in 1775-76 of the brothers Morgan, James, William and Joseph Bryan. In 1779 was fortified as a station which in Aug. 1782 repelled a siege of Indians and Canadians under Capt. William Caldwell and Simon Girty.
 
Erected by Historical Markers Society. (Marker Number 21.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1782.
 
Location. 38° 4.57′ N, 84° 24.93′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on Bryan Station Road (State Highway 57), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington KY 40516, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Perry (1842-1908) (approx. 3.8 miles away); Isaac Burns Murphy (approx. 3.8 miles away); Thomas 'Tommy' Britton (approx. 3.8 miles away); Joseph Scott (approx. 3.8 miles away); Farriers (approx. 3.8 miles away);
Marker traveling east image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 18, 2010
2. Marker traveling east
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African Americans in the Horse Industry Buried Here (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fairlawn, ca. 1845 / Dr. Benjamin Dudley (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cassius Clay Tankersly (c. 1866-1886) (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Marker traveling west image. Click for full size.
By Matt Carter, September 18, 2010
3. Marker traveling west
Historic Spring of Bryan's Station image. Click for full size.
American Monthly Magazine Feb. 1897, Vol. X, No. 2 (via the Internet Archive), 1897
4. Historic Spring of Bryan's Station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 2,264 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky.   4. submitted on May 23, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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