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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fisher's Garrison

 
 
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By Ken Smith, November 19, 2013
1. Fisher's Garrison Marker
Inscription. Stephen Albert Fisher, Rev. War soldier from Va., assigned in 1775 to active duty and wounded while serving with Colonel John Bowman's militia. Returned to Ky. in 1779 with wife Mary Magdalene Garr. He established garrison of military significance in vicinity of 400-acre settlement tract. Bros. Adam (in Rev.) & Barnett followed to Ky.

Presented by Col. Richard Hampton Fisher, S.A.R.
 
Erected 1992 by Col. Richard Hampton Fisher, S.A.R. & Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1909.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 39.161′ N, 84° 45.486′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Street (Kentucky Route 34) and Cecilian Terrace, on the right when traveling west on Lexington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 Cecilian Terrace, Danville KY 40422, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Danville (approx. 0.8 miles away); John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Walker Daniel
Fisher's Garrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 19, 2013
2. Fisher's Garrison Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Grayson's Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); First USCT Recruits at Camp Nelson (approx. 0.9 miles away); African American Business District - Doric Lodge No. 18 (F. & A.M.-P.H.A.) (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ephraim McDowell House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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