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

Boone's Cave

Not Open To Public

 
 
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By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
1. Boone's Cave Marker
Inscription. Only cave in Kentucky historically verified as used by Daniel Boone. He spent rest of winter in cave alone after companion, John Stuart, was killed in January, 1770, the first recorded white man killed by Indians in Ky. Boone joined in summer by brother Squire. Together they continued to explore and hunt before returning to North Carolina.
 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1343.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.085′ N, 84° 48.518′ W. Marker is near Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Road (U.S. 68) and Handy Pike Road, on the right when traveling west on Lexington Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrodsburg KY 40330, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gabriel Slaughter (approx. half a mile away); Neighbors-Governors / Mercer Governors (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Baptist Tabernacle of The Wilderness (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wilderness Revival
Boone's Cave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
2. Boone's Cave Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Harrod (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Lincoln Marriage Cabin (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lincoln Marriage Temple (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Lincoln Move to the Frontier (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Boone's Cave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
3. Boone's Cave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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