“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Shelbyville, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Shelby County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Shelby County, KY (18) Anderson County, KY (7) Franklin County, KY (97) Henry County, KY (7) Jefferson County, KY (262) Oldham County, KY (15) Spencer County, KY (8)  ShelbyCounty(18) Shelby County (18)  AndersonCounty(7) Anderson County (7)  FranklinCounty(97) Franklin County (97)  HenryCounty(7) Henry County (7)  JeffersonCounty(262) Jefferson County (262)  OldhamCounty(15) Oldham County (15)  SpencerCounty(8) Spencer County (8)
Location of Shelbyville, Kentucky
    Shelby County (18)
    Anderson County (7)
    Franklin County (97)
    Henry County (7)
    Jefferson County (262)
    Oldham County (15)
    Spencer County (8)
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1Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 709 — Benj. Logan-Pioneer / James Knox-Pioneer
Benj. Logan~~Pioneer In French and Indian, Dunmore's, Revolutionary Wars. In 1775 came to Kentucky with Boone, Henderson. Separated at Hazel Patch. Built Logan's Fort (St. Asaph's), 1776. In Virginia Assembly, 1781-87; Ky. conventions to . . . Map (db m136853) HM
2Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 2115 — Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley / Stanley-Casey House
Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley A. O. Stanley, Governor of Ky. from 1915-19, was born May 21, 1867, in Shelbyville and lived in this house as a child. The son of Rev. Wm. and Amanda Owsley Stanley, he was school principal . . . Map (db m136869) HM
3Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Founder Capt. William Shannon1740 - 1794
. . . Map (db m137303) HM
4Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 2214 — Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition / Death of Meriwether Lewis
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition Meriwether Lewis & William Clark, leaders of the 1803-06 journey to the Pacific, visited Shelbyville several times. In Nov. 1806, on the Expedition's return, Lewis arrived with . . . Map (db m136887) HM
5Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 971 — Science Hill School
For 114 continuous years, an outstanding school for girls. Directed by the founder 54 years then by one family 60 years, it ranked among nation's foremost college preparatory schools. Principals Mrs. Julia A. Tevis      1825-1879 W. T. . . . Map (db m136854) HM
6Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Shelby County WWI Honor Roll
This tablet is dedicated in memory of the boys of Shelby County who gave their lives and were wounded in the World War. Those Who Gave Their Lives {List of names} Those Who Were Wounded . . . Map (db m137633) WM
7Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 1238 — Shelby County, 1792
Formed from a part of Jefferson County, it was the third created after Kentucky became a state. Named in honor of Isaac Shelby, 1750-1826, first Kentucky governor, 1792-96; elected again 1812-16. In the Revolutionary War, Indian campaigns, and War . . . Map (db m136872) HM
8Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 1379 — Shelbyville Fountain
This fountain was purchased jointly in 1895 by city and county from J. L. Mott Iron Works, New York. It was erected at intersection of Fifth and Main Sts. upon the completion of Shelbyville's first public water works. Moved in 1914 to public square . . . Map (db m161768) HM
9Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 28 — Squire Boone's Station, 1779
"Painted Stone" 2½ miles north on Eminence Road, thence, ½ mile west to site on Clear Creek. For nearly 2 years, only large station on the Wilderness Road, between Harrodstown and the Falls of the Ohio River. Ground plan found among papers . . . Map (db m136884) HM
10Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 1129 — The Armstrong Hotel
Established in 1859 by George A. Armstrong and was known for its good food and lodgings. Guerrilla leader Ed Terrell stopped here briefly, May 26, 1866. Attempting to escape, he was mortally wounded nearby. Brigadier General Henry H. Denhardt was . . . Map (db m136871) HM
11Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 1089 — The Blockhouse / Martin's Raid
The Blockhouse Built in 1858 by townspeople for civil defense against guerrillas. Located in middle of intersection. Measured 12 by 18 feet with loopholes on all sides. Manned by townsmen when alarm sounded. Several encounters with gangs . . . Map (db m136885) HM
May. 17, 2021