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Nicholas County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
Old Carlisle Passenger Depot and Marker image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
Old Carlisle Passenger Depot and Marker
Kentucky (Nicholas County), Carlisle — 1764 — Carlisle Passenger Depot
Built in 1912 by L & N soon after original frame depot burned. The Lexington and Maysville Railroad was completed to Carlisle by 1871; railroad joined L & N system, 1891. Land donated for depot by thirteen citizens and businesses in 1882. Depot . . . — Map (db m136708) HM
Kentucky (Nicholas County), Carlisle — 1230 — Col. Daniel Boone 1734-1820
Daniel Boone's last home in Ky. In spring of 1795, Daniel Boone and his wife returned from Va. and built log cabin. Restored cabin. ← Boone and family lived here until they moved to Louisiana Territory (Missouri), 1799. Boone fought in last . . . — Map (db m136919) HM
Kentucky (Nicholas County), Carlisle — 708 — County Name's Sake
George Nicholas, 1743-99, born in Virginia. Colonel, Revolutionary War. Zealous advocate of Virginia adoption of Federal Constitution, 1788. He came to Kentucky, 1790. "Brightest luminary" in Kentucky's first constitutional convention. First . . . — Map (db m137219) HM
Kentucky (Nicholas County), Carlisle — 2053 — Dr. Charles W. Mathers 1856-1937 / Nicholas County Benefactor
Dr. Charles W. Mathers 1856-1937 This Nicholas Co. native served as county judge; state representative, 1888 and 1890; and state senator, 1908. He was a medical doctor, extensive landowner, agriculturist, pres. of Farmers Bank of . . . — Map (db m137216) HM
Kentucky (Nicholas County), Carlisle — 660 — Forest Retreat
Built in 1820 by Thomas Metcalfe, born Va. 1780, died 1855, buried here. Capt., War of 1812; member Congress 1819-28; Governor 1828-32; Ky. Senate 1834-38; U.S. Senate 1848-49, completing Crittenden's term. "Old Stone Hammer" laid the foundation, . . . — Map (db m136918) HM
Kentucky (Nicholas County), Carlisle — 935 — Old Concord Church
Organized 1793, 2½ miles south. Site of Presbyterian Church and school made famous by its pioneer pastors: John Rankin, Barton W. Stone, Sam'l Shannon, John Rogers, John P. Campbell, Samuel Rannels, Robert Marshall, Robert Finley, James Welsh. . . . — Map (db m137228) HM
Kentucky (Nicholas County), Moorefield — 856 — Upper Blue Licks
Aug. 12, 1782, Capt. John Holder and 17 militiamen overtook band of Wyandots on Great Salt Creek (Licking River) six miles N.E. The Indians had captured two boys, Jones Hoy and Jack Calloway, near Boonesborough. In skirmish that took place Holder . . . — Map (db m137214) HM

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