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Near Lebanon in Marion County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cartwright's Station

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Cartwright's Station Marker
Inscription.  Here, in 1779, Samuel Cartwright located his station on the trail from Wilderness Road to Falls of the Ohio. Earlier, in 1774, he and Simon Kenton explored Big Sandy - Ohio River region. Stopped for a while at Harrodsburg, then settled here. Kenton came here in 1782 to get Col. Philemon Waters as a scout for Gen. George Rogers Clark's attack on the Indians.
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1339.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 37° 36.267′ N, 85° 15.05′ W. Marker is near Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Springfield Road (Kentucky Route 55) and Radio Station Road, on the right when traveling north on Springfield Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Headquarters (approx. 2 miles away); Major General George H. Thomas at Lebanon, Kentucky
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Cartwright's Station Marker
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(approx. 2.2 miles away); Eminent Theologian (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Maxwell House was Set on Fire by Morgan's Troops July 5th, 1863 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Home of Dr. Ben Spalding on July 5, 1863 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rosenwald School (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Kobert Place (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Also see . . .  Cartwright’s Station. (Submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2. submitted on July 12, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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