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Near Carlisle in Robertson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Buffalo Trace

 
 
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By Dave Knoch, November 15, 2015
1. Buffalo Trace Marker
Inscription.  Long before the Pioneer came to Kentucky, herds of buffalo roamed this region.
A wide path, known as a Buffalo Trace, was made by the buffalo and later used by Indians and Pioneers. This Trace extended from the Ohio River to the salt springs at Blue Licks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 25.907′ N, 83° 59.581′ W. Marker is near Carlisle, Kentucky, in Robertson County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 68. Located on the southern edge of the Blue Licks Battleground State Park Pioneer Museum parking lot between the museum and the nature center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle KY 40311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (within shouting distance of this marker); William Jobe "Bill" Curtis (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriot-Pioneer (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blue Licks Battlefield (about 500 feet away); The Martyrs of the Last Battle of The Revolution
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By Dave Knoch, November 15, 2015
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(about 700 feet away); Unknown Heros of the Battle of the Blue Licks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Pursuit (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Blue Licks Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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