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Crittenden in Grant County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

An Indian Massacre

 
 
An Indian Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Williams, April 4, 2015
1. An Indian Massacre Marker
Inscription. Three miles west. Reputedly scene of one of last massacres in Ky. McClures and Kennedy's lived on hills above Bullocks pen creek and the Bran family occupied cabin on creek at foot of hills. Around 1805, party of Indians burned the Bran home after scalping parents and children. All died except the mother, who crawled to the Kennedy house. She eventually recovered.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society/ Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 936.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 47.306′ N, 84° 36.461′ W. Marker is in Crittenden, Kentucky, in Grant County. Marker is on Violet Rd (Kentucky Route 491), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crittenden KY 41030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Draper Ingles (approx. 10.3 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky (approx. 10.3 miles away); Big Bone Lick (approx. 10.3 miles away); Mary Ingles (approx. 10.3 miles away);
An Indian Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Williams, April 4, 2015
2. An Indian Massacre Marker
a different marker also named Big Bone Lick (approx. 10.3 miles away); Big Bone Methodist Church (approx. 10.4 miles away); Boone County, 1798 (approx. 10.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. West side looking east is faded on the lettering, some fading as well. East facing west, clearly visible.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2015, by Douglas Williams of Dayton, Ohio. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 5, 2015, by Douglas Williams of Dayton, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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