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Golden Pond in Trigg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Drummer Boy at 7

 
 
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By Tom Bosse
1. Drummer Boy at 7 Marker
Inscription.  Nathan Futrell reputed to be the youngest drummer boy in War of the Revolution, was born, N.C., 1773. Joined N.C. Continental Militia. Married, 1798, came to Ky., 1799. Settled here on Ford's Creek, 1820, where he farmed, set out the first apple orchard, built one of the area's first grist mills, was official surveyor. Died, 1829. He and wife Charity, buried on adjacent hill.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 994.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 43.855′ N, 87° 59.885′ W. Marker is in Golden Pond, Kentucky, in Trigg County. Marker is on County Route 165, on the right when traveling south. Marker is 1.5 miles south of Wranglers Campground. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cadiz KY 42211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laura Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (a few steps from this marker); Golden Pond (approx. 4.1 miles away); St. Joseph's Parish
Drummer Boy at 7 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2019
2. Drummer Boy at 7 Marker
(approx. 4.1 miles away); Civil War Sniper (approx. 5.4 miles away); Great Western Furnace (approx. 6.4 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Great Western Furnace (approx. 6.4 miles away in Tennessee); Jackson Purchase (approx. 7.8 miles away); Cherokee State Park (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Golden Pond.
 
Also see . . .  Old Time Kentucky: Marker tells story of youngest drummer boy in the War of the Revolution. (Submitted on July 16, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Futrell Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2019
3. Futrell Cemetery
Nathan Futrell Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2019
4. Nathan Futrell Grave
Nathan Futrell Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2019
5. Nathan Futrell Grave
Nathan Futrell Grave - D.A.R Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
6. Nathan Futrell Grave - D.A.R Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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