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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Robertson County, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Robertson County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Robertson County, KY (11) Bracken County, KY (11) Fleming County, KY (16) Harrison County, KY (13) Mason County, KY (50) Nicholas County, KY (8)  RobertsonCounty(11) Robertson County (11)  BrackenCounty(11) Bracken County (11)  FlemingCounty(16) Fleming County (16)  HarrisonCounty(13) Harrison County (13)  MasonCounty(50) Mason County (50)  NicholasCounty(8) Nicholas County (8)
Mount Olivet is the county seat for Robertson County
Adjacent to Robertson County, Kentucky
      Bracken County (11)  
      Fleming County (16)  
      Harrison County (13)  
      Mason County (50)  
      Nicholas County (8)  
 
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1Kentucky, Robertson County, Carlisle — Blue Licks Battlefield
On August 19, 1782, Pioneers suffered a bitter defeat and were routed by their Revolutionary War enemies. Captain Caldwell concealed his British and Indian army along the ravines leading from this hilltop to the Licking River. Advancing into this . . . Map (db m90717) HM
2Kentucky, Robertson County, Carlisle — Buffalo Trace
Long before the Pioneer came to Kentucky, herds of buffalo roamed this region. A wide path, known as a Buffalo Trace, was made by the buffalo and later used by Indians and Pioneers. This Trace extended from the Ohio River to the salt springs at Blue . . . Map (db m90682) HM
3Kentucky, Robertson County, Carlisle — Great Indian Warrior Trading Path
A western branch of this vital Colonial Road passed close to this area on the original Animal Trace formed by migrating animals seeking salt deposits. It is the northernmost portion of the Warriors Path in Kentucky. It connects the Shawnee in the . . . Map (db m90638) HM
4Kentucky, Robertson County, Carlisle — 897 — Patriot-Pioneer
Site of home and grave of Major Geo. M. Bedinger over on hilltop. Born Pa. 1756. Died 1843. Officer War of Revolution. In defense of Boonesborough, 1779, and at siege of Yorktown, 1781. In 1784 came back to Ky. First to survey this area. Indian . . . Map (db m136921) HM
5Kentucky, Robertson County, Carlisle — Pioneer Pursuit
The Pioneers advanced up this Buffalo Trace to the hilltop in pursuit of the British led Indians. Major Silas Harlan leading an advance guard, was followed by three divisions under the command of Colonel Daniel Boone ~ right line; Colonel John Todd . . . Map (db m137363) HM
6Kentucky, Robertson County, Carlisle — The Martyrs of the Last Battle of The Revolution
Lie buried here.Map (db m164298) WM
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7Kentucky, Robertson County, Carlisle — Unknown Heros of the Battle of the Blue Licks
Side 1 "No historian, who will give a faithful account of the settlement and transactions of this country, will omit to speak of the battle and the place at which it was fought." Court of Appeals of Kentucky To the unknown . . . Map (db m164293) WM
8Kentucky, Robertson County, Carlisle — William Jobe "Bill" Curtis
To William J. Curtis....whose unselfish service in the cause of the project was unflagging, honor is due." The Carlisle Mercury, August 23, 1928
William Jobe "Bill” Curtis was born in Robertson County, . . . Map (db m209448) HM
9Kentucky, Robertson County, Ewing — 18 — Blue Licks Battlefield
On Aug. 19, 1782, between this hill-top and Licking River a bloody battle was fought by Kentucky pioneers against a superior force of Indians and British-Canadians.Map (db m136359) HM
10Kentucky, Robertson County, Mount Olivet — 816 — County Named, 1867
County named, 1867, for George Robertson, 1790-1874. Born in Kentucky. In Congress, 1817-21, sponsored organization territory of Arkansas. Ky. Legislature eight years, six as Speaker: promoted the common school system. Member Ky. Court of . . . Map (db m136349) HM
11Kentucky, Robertson County, Mount Olivet — 693 — Morgan’s Last RaidConfederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky
On tragic last Kentucky raid, CSA Gen. John H. Morgan and Raiders entered state June 1, 1864, took Mount Sterling June 8, lost it on 9th, took Lexington on 10th, and Cynthiana on 11th. USA under Gen. S. G. Burbridge defeated CSA next day. . . . Map (db m136352) HM
 
 
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Jan. 27, 2023