Blue Licks Battleﬁeld
Captain Caldwell concealed his British and Indian army along the ravines leading from this hilltop to the Licking River. Advancing into this ambush, the Pioneers were outnumbered and forced to flee across the river.
Location. 38° 25.983′ N, 83° 59.577′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Kentucky, in Robertson County. Marker is on north entrance road 0.2 miles from Maysville Road (U.S. 68), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle KY 40311, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Trace (about 500 feet away); Iwo Jima Hero (approx. 9.1 miles away); Private Ambers Sapp (approx. 9.1 miles away); Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 10.8 miles away); Charles Young Birthplace (approx. 11.3 miles away); Sherburne Bridge (approx. 14.7 miles away); Simon Kenton Shrine (approx. 15.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.