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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Clark's Station

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
1. Clark's Station Marker
Inscription. Early pioneer settlement erected before 1779. Developed by George Clark, brother-in-law of William Whitley, whose party came to Ky. about 1775. Located on Clark's Run Creek, named for George Clark, it was one of the first stations built in the vicinity of the forts at Harrodsburg and Stanford. Clark raised a crop here as early as 1775, improved the site in 1776.
 
Erected 1968. (Marker Number 1140.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 38.105′ N, 84° 45.282′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is at the intersection of Stanford Avenue (Kentucky Route 150) and Letton Drive, on the right when traveling north on Stanford Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville KY 40422, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Crow Inn / John Crow (approx. 0.6 miles away); John William Bate (approx. mile away); Grayson's Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Danville
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By Tom Bosse
2. Clark's Station
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ephraim McDowell House (approx. 1.1 miles away); African American Business District - Doric Lodge No. 18 (F. & A.M.-P.H.A.) (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Clark's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
3. Clark's Station Marker
Clark's Station image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
4. Clark's Station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 89 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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