Built by A. H. Buel, who received a
deed to the lot 18 October, 1841 from
Daniel Field. Family members, some
of whom lived in the house until 1986,
thought Mr. Buel, a tanner, built the
house shortly after the deed was
The . . . — — Map (db m159835) HM
In 1796 Major James Vance Lusk, Revolutionary War veteran, and his wife Sarah, daughter of Gen. James McElwaine, led a party of 35 - half of them children - from Washaw, South Carolina to a site in Kentucky, opposite the mouth of Lusk Creek.
Lusk . . . — — Map (db m155008) HM
The cabin was located on a farm,
near Azotus, when it was purchased
by John Thomas Davidson in 1882.
It was moved to the present site in
1993 when it was presented to Pope
County Historical Society by R. C.
Davidson, grandson of
John Thomas. . . . — — Map (db m161403) HM
In the fall of 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark passed this place with about twenty men on their way westward. At that time, there were a few residents and Lusk's ferry located nearby. Most likely, the Expedition party visited with . . . — — Map (db m154572) HM
In memory of Sarah Lusk
The brave pioneer woman who founded the town of Golconda, first called Sarahville, a century and a quarter ago.
She established the first ferry across the Ohio River at this place, which she operated with the . . . — — Map (db m155071) HM