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Burgin in Mercer County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Gordon's Station

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
1. John Gordon's Station Marker
Inscription. This is the site of John and Elizabeth Grayson Gordon's second station, with the first station becoming the property of Stephen Trigg. John Gordon was killed at the Battle of Blue Licks, and his land was inherited by his son Ambrose Gordon. The site for Shawnee Run Baptist Church, organized under Reverend John Rice, was deeded from this property. (Marker Number 73.)
 
Location. 37° 47.051′ N, 84° 45.307′ W. Marker is in Burgin, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on Shakertown Road (Kentucky Route 33), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1490 Shakertown Road, Burgin KY 40310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. John Rice (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Neighbors-Governors / Mercer Governors (approx. 2 miles away); Gabriel Slaughter (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boone's Cave (approx. 2.9 miles away); John McMurtry’s Station (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Baptist Tabernacle of The Wilderness (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wilderness Revival (approx. 4.6 miles away); Early Gun Shop Site / Civil War Armorer (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Blue Licks.
John Gordon's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 12, 2017
2. John Gordon's Station Marker
(Submitted on July 13, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Blue Licks image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Battle of Blue Licks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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