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West Irvine in Estill County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Station Camp

 
 
Station Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Station Camp Marker
Inscription.  Indian Trading Post and camping ground. Called "Ah-wah-nee," a grassy place, by the Shawnees who hunted here and obtained their lead supply in this vicinity. In 1769, Daniel Boone, Squire Boone, and Joseph Proctor were first of many pioneers to use camp, which is located on an old buffalo trace known as War Road, then a direct route from Boonesborough to the East.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 810.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.847′ N, 83° 59.245′ W. Marker is in West Irvine, Kentucky, in Estill County. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Road (Kentucky Route 52) and Shady Lane (Kentucky Route 2473), on the right when traveling west on Richmond Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 910 Richmond Road, Irvine KY 40336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lookout Mountain Hero (here, next to this marker); Battle of Irvine
View of marker at intersection of KY-52 and Shady Lane. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. View of marker at intersection of KY-52 and Shady Lane.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Irvine (approx. 0.7 miles away); County Named, 1808 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute (approx. mile away); Estill Springs (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fitchburg Furnace (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named Fitchburg Furnace (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
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The view north on KY-52. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. The view north on KY-52.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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