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Cynthiana in Harrison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ruddle's Station

 
 
Ruddle's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 13, 2015
1. Ruddle's Station Marker
Inscription.  Settled by John Hinkston 1775. Abandoned 1776. Rebuilt by Isaac Ruddle 1779. Destroyed by British and Indians under Captain Henry Bird 1780. Hinkston later settled opposite this site.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 107.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 38° 20.325′ N, 84° 18.445′ W. Marker is in Cynthiana, Kentucky, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Paris Pike (U.S. 27) and New Lair Road (State Route 982), on the right when traveling north on Paris Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cynthiana KY 41031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Death Valley Scotty (approx. 2˝ miles away); 1st Battle of Cynthiana / 2nd Battle of Cynthiana (approx. 3.3 miles away); A Renowned Piscator (approx. 3.3 miles away); Destroyers-USS Cassin (approx. 3˝ miles away); Old Log Court House
Ruddle's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 13, 2015
2. Ruddle's Station Marker
As seen when traveling north on US 27
(approx. 3.6 miles away); County Named, 1793 (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Old Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cynthiana.
 
Regarding Ruddle's Station. The site of Ruddle's Station is located 2 miles from this marker on the eastern bank of the South Fork Licking River on private property.
 
Also see . . .  Ruddles & Martins Stations Historical Association. (Submitted on June 15, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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