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Near Three Springs in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Last Recorded Indian Raid

 
 
Last Recorded Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Curtis Poor, April 8, 2011
1. Last Recorded Indian Raid Marker
Inscription.  In Oct. 1792, ten Indians attacked party of travelers at Oven Spring. Two men and one woman were killed, a girl and a woman captured, five pack horses taken. Settlers under leadership of Capt. William Edgar pursued raiding party four days, overtook them at Roberts Spring, killed all the Indians and rescued the woman and girl. Records show no later raid in area.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1414.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 37° 11.133′ N, 85° 45.8′ W. Marker is near Three Springs, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is on Hundred Acre Pond Road (Kentucky Route 436), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hardyville KY 42746, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Partisan Protected (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ed Porter Thompson (approx.
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4.9 miles away); Savoyard (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lt. Charles Moran - USAF (approx. 7.9 miles away); Rowlett's Station (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Texas Rangers (approx. 8.2 miles away); Texas Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Battle of Rowletts Station (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Additional commentary.
1. Hard to find
This marker was really hard to find. The trees have grown up around it.
    — Submitted June 26, 2021, by Janarae Conway of Smiths grove, Kentucky.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2011, by Deborah Poor of Fort Wayne, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,322 times since then and 147 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 8, 2011, by Deborah Poor of Fort Wayne, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 16, 2022