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Carrollton in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Scott's Blockhouse

The Anchor Point of the Greenville Treaty Line

 

— The Mouth of the Kentucky River —

 
Scott's Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 20, 2012
1. Scott's Blockhouse Marker
marker is located in Point Park, in Carrollton, Kentucky, at the mouth of the Kentucky River
Inscription.  Blockhouse built here, 1789, by Gen. Charles Scott for protection of settlers against Indians who had massacred and driven off earlier families. Scott came from Va., 1785. He was in the French and Indian Wars. Organized first company south of James River in the Revolution. Indian fighter, in Battle of Fallen Timbers, 1794. Governor of Kentucky, 1808- 12.
 
Erected 1994 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1094.)
 
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.
 
Location. 38° 40.917′ N, 85° 11.209′ W. Marker is in Carrollton, Kentucky, in Carroll County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. marker is in Point Park, at the west end of Main Street at the Kentucky River. Marker is front of a large shelter house,. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carrollton KY 41008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the
Scott's Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 20, 2012
2. Scott's Blockhouse Marker
at the west end of Main Street
crow flies. Old Ky. River Toll Bridge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Explored (about 600 feet away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War I & World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Home of Gen. Butler (approx. 0.4 miles away); Col. Percival Pierce Butler (approx. 1.4 miles away); General William Orlando Butler (approx. 1.4 miles away); Carrollton (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carrollton.
 
More about this marker. by the text of the Treaty of Greenville, the Line is extended from Fort Recovery to a point on the Ohio River, opposite the mouth of the Kentucky River. This would have been understood by persons on the frontier to be Scott's Blockhouse. The running of this portion of the treaty Line created the wedge of land in Indiana known as the "Gore"
 
Also see . . .  Greenville Treaty Line - Markers already in HMDB::. (Submitted on September 24, 2014.)
 
Additional keywords. Greenville Treaty Line
 
the Ohio River, at the mouth of the Kentucky River image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 20, 2012
3. the Ohio River, at the mouth of the Kentucky River
on the far shore would be the "point on the Ohio River opposite the mouth of the Kentucky River". This would be the south west terminus of the Greenville Treaty Line. The Line began at the mouth of the Cuyahoga, on Lake Erie, and ends here. To the right is the south end of the "Gore"
the mouth of the Kentucky River image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 20, 2012
4. the mouth of the Kentucky River
confluence of the two streams
Scott's Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 20, 2012
5. Scott's Blockhouse Marker
the emblem at the top of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 21, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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