“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Union, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Boone County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Boone County, KY (53) Gallatin County, KY (31) Grant County, KY (6) Kenton County, KY (105) Dearborn County, IN (80) Ohio County, IN (83) Switzerland County, IN (38) Hamilton County, OH (329)  BooneCounty(53) Boone County (53)  GallatinCounty(31) Gallatin County (31)  GrantCounty(6) Grant County (6)  KentonCounty(105) Kenton County (105)  DearbornCountyIndiana(80) Dearborn County (80)  OhioCounty(83) Ohio County (83)  SwitzerlandCounty(38) Switzerland County (38)  HamiltonCountyOhio(329) Hamilton County (329)
Burlington is the county seat for Boone County
Union is in Boone County
      Boone County (53)  
      Gallatin County (31)  
      Grant County (6)  
      Kenton County (105)  
      Dearborn County, Indiana (80)  
      Ohio County, Indiana (83)  
      Switzerland County, Indiana (38)  
      Hamilton County, Ohio (329)  
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1 Kentucky, Boone County, Union — 32 — Big Bone Lick
Discovered in 1739, by the French Capt. Charles Lemoyne de Longueil this famous saline- sulphur spring was frequented for thousands of years byIndians and vast herds of buffalo, deer and other animals. The first English explorers found . . . Map (db m79060) HM
2 Kentucky, Boone County, Union — 32 — Big Bone LickThree miles
Discovered in 1739 by French Capt. Charles Lemoyne de Longueil. Early explorers found countless bones and teeth of extinct Pleistocene elephants, the mammoth and the mastodon. This saline-sulphur spring was popular for salt making until 1812: also a . . . Map (db m175117) HM
3 Kentucky, Boone County, Union — Big Bone Methodist Church — Historic Feature in Boone County, Kentucky —
Big Bone Methodist Church was constructed in 1888 The original congregation, which was organized in 1887 and led by Reverend George Froh, helped in the construction. As was the custom, a social order lodge shared the expense of . . . Map (db m79030) HM
4 Kentucky, Boone County, Union — 2394 — John Hunt Morgan Escape Route
On Nov. 28, 1863, after escaping from Ohio Penitentiary & taking a train to Cincinnati, CSA Gen. John Hunt Morgan & Capt. Thomas Hines crossed the Ohio River to Ludlow. Sympathetic Boone County residents, as well as Big Bone Baptist . . . Map (db m136082) HM
5 Kentucky, Boone County, Union — 2124 — Lewis and Clark in KentuckyBig Bone Lick
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Big Bone Lick In Oct. 1803, while traveling down Ohio River to meet Wm. Clark for expedition to Pacific, Meriwether Lewis visited Big Bone Lick. He was to gather fossilized bones for Pres. Thomas Jefferson. In . . . Map (db m79062) HM
6 Kentucky, Boone County, Union — Mary Draper Ingles
In celebration & commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the daring escape of Mary Draper Ingles from her Shawnee captors here at Big Bone Lick, Kentucky in the fall of 1755 Her direct descendants met here for a family reunion to . . . Map (db m79073) HM
7 Kentucky, Boone County, Union — 859 — Mary Ingles
Reputed first white woman in Ky. Shawnees captured her and two sons in July 1755 at site Roanoke, Va. Led to village at mouth of Scioto River, separated from sons, taken to Big Bone Lick. compelled to make salt here; adopted by chief; given . . . Map (db m79071) HM
8 Kentucky, Boone County, Union — 1646 — Piatt’s Landing / General E.R.S. Canby
Piatt's Landing Near here on the north bank of the Ohio River at mile 510.5 was a riverboat landing, ferry, and road to the courthouse at Burlington. The landing and large brick home that once stood near, later called Winnfield . . . Map (db m79142) HM
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May. 29, 2023