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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stamping Ground, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Scott 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 Scott County, KY (36) Bourbon County, KY (20) Fayette County, KY (209) Franklin County, KY (97) Grant County, KY (2) Harrison County, KY (8) Owen County, KY (5) Woodford County, KY (34)  ScottCounty(36) Scott County (36)  BourbonCounty(20) Bourbon County (20)  FayetteCounty(209) Fayette County (209)  FranklinCounty(97) Franklin County (97)  GrantCounty(2) Grant County (2)  HarrisonCounty(8) Harrison County (8)  OwenCounty(5) Owen County (5)  WoodfordCounty(34) Woodford County (34)
Location of Stamping Ground, Kentucky
    Scott County (36)
    Bourbon County (20)
    Fayette County (209)
    Franklin County (97)
    Grant County (2)
    Harrison County (8)
    Owen County (5)
    Woodford County (34)
 
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1Kentucky (Scott County), Stamping Ground — 2091 — Buffalo Springs
This bowl-shaped basin is one of the state's three major "stamping grounds." Formed when bison herds trampled the soil by the spring, the area was at the junction of several trails used by migrating herds. After the bison left, the spring served the . . . Map (db m76644) HM
2Kentucky (Scott County), Stamping Ground — 218 — Lindsay's Station
Anthony Lindsay chose this site for his station, built about 1790. It was located near Lecompte's Run. a branch of the Elkhorn named for Charles Lecompte, who was here with William McConnell and others in 1775. The station was on old buffalo . . . Map (db m166752) HM
3Kentucky (Scott County), Stamping Ground — 217 — Stamping Ground
This area first explored April 1775 by Wm. McConnell, Charles Lecompte and party from Penn. Buffalo herds had stamped down undergrowth and ground around the spring - origin of town's name. McConnell and Lecompte in Battle of Blue Licks, KY., 1782.Map (db m84149) HM
4Kentucky (Scott County), Stamping Ground — 2375 — Stonetown
In the late 1700s, slaves were brought to this area with their white owners as part of the "traveling church" from Va. In 1877, many former slaves moved west to newly-formed Nicodemus, Kan. Those that remained in this area purchased land in . . . Map (db m89214) HM
 
 
  
 
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Apr. 12, 2021