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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Carlisle, Kentucky
Location of Carlisle, Kentucky
► Nicholas County (7) ► Bath County (13) ► Bourbon County (20) ► Fleming County (16) ► Harrison County (8) ► Montgomery County (10) ► Robertson County (11)
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|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|
|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|
|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|
Dr. Charles W. Mathers
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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Lie buried here. — — Map (db m164298) WM|
"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|