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Near Union in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mary Draper Ingles

 

—Marker #2 - Another Marker in Big Bone Lick State Park —

 
Mary Ingles Marker #2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 14, 2014
1. Mary Ingles Marker #2 Marker
at Museum in Big Bone Lick state Park
Inscription. In celebration & commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the daring escape of

Mary Draper Ingles

from her Shawnee captors here at Big Bone Lick, Kentucky in the fall of 1755

Her direct descendants met here for a family reunion to honor her unprecedented and unequaled strength, courage, determination and fortitude

July 16, 2005

dedicated by the Friends of Big Bone
 
Erected 2005 by friends of Big Bone.
 
Location. 38° 53.342′ N, 84° 44.856′ W. Marker is near Union, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker is on Beaver Road west of Route 127, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. entrance to Big Bone State Park is about two miles west of US 127 on St Rt 338 marker is located in the flower bed of the Museum, second driveway to right, off main park road (first driveway to right leads to the picnic area, where there are two more related markers, one being the first Mary Ingles marker). Marker is at or near this postal address: 3325 Beaver Rd, Union KY 41091, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky (here, next to this marker); Big Bone Lick (here, next
Mary Ingles Marker #2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 14, 2014
2. Mary Ingles Marker #2 Marker
in flower bed at Museum
to this marker); Mary Ingles (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Big Bone Lick (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Bone Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Elwood Mead (approx. 5.5 miles away in Indiana); Piatt's Landing & (approx. 6.3 miles away); Rabbit Hash (approx. 6.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
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Mary Ingles Marker #2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 14, 2014
3. Mary Ingles Marker #2 Marker
near front door of Museum
Big Bone Lick Museum image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 14, 2014
4. Big Bone Lick Museum
site of Mary Ingles marker #2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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