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Stanford in Lincoln County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wilderness Road / Loganís Station

 
 
Wilderness Road Side of the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
1. Wilderness Road Side of the Marker
Inscription.  
Wilderness Road
Benjamin Logan left Booneís Road, April 15, 1775, following trace that became the final segment of “Wilderness Road.” Loganís path ran along an obscure trail from this area to Harrodsburg, then to Falls of the Ohio. The intersection of the trails became known as Hazel Patch, a junction 8 miles north of present-day London, Ky.

(Reverse):
Loganís Station
Loganís Station established May 1, 1775. Also known as St. Asaph, the fort quickly became an important frontier settlement. In May 1775, residents sent representatives to Boonesborough to assist in the formation of the proprietary government of Transylvania. Loganís Fort later became the town of Stanford.
 
Erected 2005 by Presented by the Lincoln Co. Historical Soc. and erected by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2177.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesRoads & Vehicles
Loganís Station Side of the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
2. Loganís Station Side of the Marker
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Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1776.
 
Location. 37° 31.762′ N, 84° 39.702′ W. Marker is in Stanford, Kentucky, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Main Street (Business U.S. 150) near Lancaster Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is at the southwest corner of the courthouse lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanford KY 40484, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cherokees in Kentucky (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1780 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln County (within shouting distance of this marker); Kentucky's Oldest Main Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stanford (about 600 feet away); History Written in Departures & Arrivals (about 700 feet away); Baughman Mill (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanford.
 
Wilderness Road - Loganís Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
3. Wilderness Road - Loganís Station Marker
Lincoln County Courthouse is in the background
Wilderness Road - Loganís Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
4. Wilderness Road - Loganís Station Marker
Lancaster Street is on the left of the photo.
Wilderness Road - Loganís Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
5. Wilderness Road - Loganís Station Marker
Intersection of Main Street and Lancaster Street is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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