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Princeton in Caldwell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Converging of Indian Trails

 
 
Missing Converging of Indian Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. Missing Converging of Indian Trails Marker
Inscription. Saline, Eddy, and Varmint traces met at Big Spring (Princeton) and developed into today's roads. First forged by buffalo, later used by Indians and pioneers. A fork of Saline crossed Ohio River at Cave-in-Rock; another at Golconda, Ill. Eddy Trace also known as Palmyra-Princeton Trail. Varmint Trace ran from Princeton to Cumberland River.
Presented by Caldwell Co., Ky., Bicentennial
Committee and The Ky. Bicentennial Commission.

 
Erected by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1916.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 37° 6.461′ N, 87° 52.895′ W. Marker was in Princeton, Kentucky, in Caldwell County. Marker was on East Washington Street west of Edwards Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Big Spring Park. Marker was at or near this postal address: East Washington Street, Princeton KY 42445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Trail of Tears (here, next to this marker); Shandy Hall (Princeton) (a few steps
Only pole is left (middle of photo). image. Click for full size.
By © Google Streetview, May 2014
2. Only pole is left (middle of photo).
from this marker); a different marker also named Shandy Hall (Princeton) (within shouting distance of this marker); William Prince, 1752-1810 / Founder of Princeton (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Named, 1809 (about 500 feet away); Black Patch War (about 500 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 600 feet away); Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels
 
Later photo now shows pole for marker is missing. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. Later photo now shows pole for marker is missing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
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