Near Union in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Mary Draper Ingles
Mary Draper Ingles
from her Shawnee captors here at Big Bone Lick, Kentucky in the fall of 1755
Her direct descendants met here for a family reunion to honor her unprecedented and unequaled strength, courage, determination and fortitude
July 16, 2005
dedicated by the Friends of Big Bone
Erected 2005 by friends of Big Bone.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is July 16, 2005.
Location. 38° 53.342′ N, 84° 44.856′ W. Marker is near Union, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker is on Beaver Road west of Route 127, on the right when traveling west. entrance to Big Bone State Park is about two miles west of US 127 on St Rt 338 marker is located in the flower bed of the Museum, second driveway to right, off main park road (first driveway to right leads to the picnic area, where there are two more related markers, one Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3325 Beaver Rd, Union KY 41091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky (here, next to this marker); Mary Ingles (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Bone Lick (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Bone Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Big Bone Lick (approx. 2.6 miles away); Major John P. Gaines (approx. 4.8 miles away); Richwood Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Dr. Elwood Mead (approx. 5½ miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.