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Booneville in Owsley County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Boone’s Station

 
 
Boone’s Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, October 9, 2011
1. Boone’s Station Marker
Inscription. Near this spot, Daniel Boone and party camped in 1780-1781. Camp called Boone’s Station until Owsley County was organized in 1843, then named Boonesville. Records show that Boone’s family owned land here until it moved to Missouri.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 196.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 28.573′ N, 83° 40.518′ W. Marker is in Booneville, Kentucky, in Owsley County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the lawn of the Owsley County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Booneville KY 41314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Masterful Retreat (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1843 (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Actions (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Earle B. Combs (approx. 3.3 miles away); County Named, 1870 (approx. 7 miles away); Sam and Nola of Morris Fork (approx. 11.1 miles away); Murdoch of Buckhorn (approx. 14.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Boone’s Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, October 9, 2011
2. Boone’s Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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