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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pineville
Pineville, Kentucky and Vicinity
▶ Bell County (20) ▶ Clay County (9) ▶ Harlan County (17) ▶ Knox County (7) ▶ Leslie County (9) ▶ Whitley County (15) ▶ Claiborne County, Tennessee (13) ▶ Lee County, Virginia (24)
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|One of the most important points on the Wilderness Road marked by Daniel Boone in 1775. Ford first used by Indians, then by early explorers and the Long Hunters. After Boone opened the way west, more than 100,000 settlers used the crossing as a . . . — — Map (db m35831) HM|
|Bell County formed from Harlan and Knox Counties, 1867. Named for Joshua Fry Bell, 1811-70, Congressman, Ky. Sec. of State, Comr. to peace conference in 1861 and State Legislator. He was g. grandson of Dr. Thomas Walker, explorer of Ky. wilderness, . . . — — Map (db m35871) HM|
|Bell County, named for Joshua Fry Bell (1811-1870), was formed just after the Civil War in February of 1867 from portions of Harlan and Knox Counties. Pineville, the county seat, being so near the site where pioneers on the Wilderness Road crossed . . . — — Map (db m35875) HM|
|The first to begin operations in Bell County, starting in 1889, with 1500 acres of coal land. Extension of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad to this area in 1888 marked the beginning of a new industrial era. This mine was not a financial success . . . — — Map (db m35854) HM|