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Near Falmouth in Pendleton County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Waller

(1758-1823)

 
 
John Waller Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. John Waller Marker
Inscription.  This Rev. War soldier helped build Kenton's Station near Maysville, 1784. Commissioned capt. of militia for Bourbon Co.; later trustee and tavern owner at Millersburg. Served in Va. and Ky. legislatures. A founder of Falmouth, 1793, he owned gristmill and sawmill on south fork of Licking. Buried family cem.; Waller monument nearby.

Presented by
Capt. John Waller Chapter, Daughters of American Revolution.

 
Erected 1992 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1911.)
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists.
 
Location. 38° 37.283′ N, 84° 18.333′ W. Marker is near Falmouth, Kentucky, in Pendleton County. Memorial is on U.S. 27 north of Bishop Ridge Road, on the right when traveling north. This marker is .3 miles north of the intersection with Bishop Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Falmouth KY 41040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bell (approx. 4 miles away); Virgilene Ritter Moore • Walter B. Moore (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Kennett Tavern (approx. 4.1 miles away); County Named 1798 (approx. 4.1 miles away); Bird’s War Road (approx. 4.1 miles away); Albert A. Jameson (approx. 4.2 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 9˝ miles away); British Indian Raid (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falmouth.
 
John Waller Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. John Waller Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 763 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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