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Near Crab Orchard in Lincoln County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sportsman's Hill

Whitley House

 
 
Sportsman's Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
1. Sportsman's Hill Marker
Inscription. Built at Whitley's Station by Col. William Whitley, noted pioneer and Indian fighter. He was born in Virginia in 1749, came to Kentucky in 1775, and was killed at the Battle of the Thames in 1813.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 96.)
 
Location. 37° 28.55′ N, 84° 32.55′ W. Marker is near Crab Orchard, Kentucky, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 1369 and William Whitley Road, on the left when traveling west on County Route 1369. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crab Orchard KY 40419, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A View from Sportsmanís Hill (approx. half a mile away); Where Racing Turned Around (approx. half a mile away); The Legacy of Sportsmanís Hill at Crab Orchard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Beginning of Horse Racing in Kentucky (approx. 0.6 miles away); Celebration (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Little Bit to Eat at the Race (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sportsman's Hill / Whitley House - 1785 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sportsman Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crab Orchard.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Whitley History
Sportsman's Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
2. Sportsman's Hill Marker
. (Submitted on May 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. William Whitley. (Submitted on May 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Sportsman's Hill as seen from William Whitley House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
3. Sportsman's Hill as seen from William Whitley House
William Whitley House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
4. William Whitley House
William Whitley image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
5. William Whitley
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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