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Mount Sterling in Montgomery County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Estill's Defeat

 
 
Estill's Defeat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
1. Estill's Defeat Marker
Inscription. Here on March 22, 1782, in Battle of Little Mountain, Captain James Estill and 7 of his force of 25 pioneers were killed in desperate hand-to-hand fighting with a band of 25 marauding Wyandots.
 
Erected by the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 153.)
 
Location. 38° 3.922′ N, 83° 56.702′ W. Marker is in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Hinkston Pike (Kentucky Route 1991) and Maysville Pike (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling east on Hinkston Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Hinkston Pike, Mount Sterling KY 40353, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Mt. Sterling (approx. 0.6 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.6 miles away); Montgomery County. 1797 (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Gaitskill Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Robbery / Bank Sues (approx. 0.7 miles away); Little Mountain Indian Mound (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle-June 9, 1864 (approx. one mile away); Battle-June 8, 1864 (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Sterling.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Little Mountain (Wikipedia)
The view south of marker and Maysville Pike image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
2. The view south of marker and Maysville Pike
. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wyandotte Nation article on battle. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Area view looking north towards Maysville Pike. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
3. Area view looking north towards Maysville Pike.
Former Ohio territory map showing Indian battles. image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Former Ohio territory map showing Indian battles.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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