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Historical Markers in Boston, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Nelson 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 Nelson County, KY (50) Anderson County, KY (7) Bullitt County, KY (20) Hardin County, KY (92) Larue County, KY (25) Marion County, KY (25) Spencer County, KY (8) Washington County, KY (36)  NelsonCounty(50) Nelson County (50)  AndersonCounty(7) Anderson County (7)  BullittCounty(20) Bullitt County (20)  HardinCounty(92) Hardin County (92)  LarueCounty(25) Larue County (25)  MarionCounty(25) Marion County (25)  SpencerCounty(8) Spencer County (8)  WashingtonCounty(36) Washington County (36)
Bardstown is the county seat for Nelson County
Boston is in Nelson County
      Nelson County (50)  
ADJACENT TO NELSON COUNTY
      Anderson County (7)  
      Bullitt County (20)  
      Hardin County (92)  
      Larue County (25)  
      Marion County (25)  
      Spencer County (8)  
      Washington County (36)  
 
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1Kentucky (Nelson County), Boston — 1471 — Goodwin (Goodin) Fort
Established by Samuel Goodwin in 1780 at the site of Old Boston. Important link with other stations encircling future Bardstown, and became refuge for pioneers in area. Fort raided by Indians, July 1781. Peter Kennedy led the reprisal against . . . Map (db m122028) HM
2Kentucky (Nelson County), Boston — 705 — Morgan's Second RaidConfederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky
CSA Gen. John H. Morgan ordered Col. D.W. Chenault's regiment to burn the railroad trestle here, Dec. 29, 1862. This and destruction of two trestles at Muldraugh's Hill, the previous day, put L&N railroad, the main USA supply line, out of use for . . . Map (db m30650) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022