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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Carlisle, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Nicholas 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 Nicholas County, KY (7) Bath County, KY (13) Bourbon County, KY (20) Fleming County, KY (16) Harrison County, KY (8) Montgomery County, KY (10) Robertson County, KY (11)  NicholasCounty(7) Nicholas County (7)  BathCounty(13) Bath County (13)  BourbonCounty(20) Bourbon County (20)  FlemingCounty(16) Fleming County (16)  HarrisonCounty(8) Harrison County (8)  MontgomeryCounty(10) Montgomery County (10)  RobertsonCounty(11) Robertson County (11)
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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1Kentucky (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
2Kentucky (Nicholas County), Carlisle — 1230 — Col. Daniel Boone1734-1820
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
3Kentucky (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
4Kentucky (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
5Kentucky (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
6Kentucky (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
7Kentucky (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
8Kentucky (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
9Kentucky (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
10Kentucky (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
11Kentucky (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
12Kentucky (Robertson County), Carlisle — The Martyrs of the Last Battle of The Revolution
Lie buried here.Map (db m164298) WM
13Kentucky (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
 
Apr. 18, 2021