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Robertson County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
View from marker looking towards site of home of Major George M. Bedinger. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
View from marker looking towards site of home of Major George M. Bedinger.
Kentucky (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

Kentucky (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
Kentucky (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
Kentucky (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
Kentucky (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
Kentucky (Robertson County), Ewing — 18 — Blue Licks Battlefield
On Aug. 19, 1782, between this hill-top and Licking River a bloody battle was fought by Kentucky pioneers against a superior force of Indians and British-Canadians. — Map (db m136359) HM
Kentucky (Robertson County), Mount Olivet — 816 — County Named, 1867
County named, 1867, for George Robertson, 1790-1874. Born in Kentucky. In Congress, 1817-21, sponsored organization territory of Arkansas. Ky. Legislature eight years, six as Speaker: promoted the common school system. Member Ky. Court of . . . — Map (db m136349) HM
Kentucky (Robertson County), Mount Olivet — 693 — Morganís Last Raid
On tragic last Kentucky raid, CSA Gen. John H. Morgan and Raiders entered state June 1, 1864, took Mount Sterling June 8, lost it on 9th, took Lexington on 10th, and Cynthiana on 11th. USA under Gen. S. G. Burbridge defeated CSA next day. . . . — Map (db m136352) HM

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