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Kentucky Historical MarkersPottinger's Station

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This marker is in Nelson County near Gethsemani, one mile east of the junction of Ky 247 and 52, and marks the site of the fort built by Samuel Pottinger which protected the early settlement of Bardstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hardyp3

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/30/2008

last visited: 9/14/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersCatholic Pioneers, Holy Cross, Kentucky

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Marker noting the accomplishments of Basil Hayden Sr. and 25 catholic families settleing in the area in 1785.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/28/2009

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersLincoln Knob Creek Farm

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Lincoln's Boyhood Home

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 2/26/2014

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Kentucky Historical MarkersOLD GRIST MILL - DISTILLERY

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The Old Grist Mill and Distillery at Maker's Mark Distilery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scook

location: Kentucky

date approved: 10/3/2008

last visited: 7/7/2010

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Kentucky Historical MarkersRogers Station

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Location of Kentucky pioneer settlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/25/2011

last visited: never

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Kentucky Historical MarkersSteamboat Inventor, Bardstown, Kentucky

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Two sided marker noting the contributions of John Fitch inventor of the steamboat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/28/2009

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersBardstown

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Bardstown was a planned county seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/7/2006

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersConfederates Here

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Several Civil War battles happened here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/7/2006

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersCounty Named, 1784

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Located in Bardstown, County Seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/7/2006

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersSuccessful Surgery

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First successful leg apmutation at the hip.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/7/2006

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersBenedict Joseph Flaget (1763-1850)

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First Bishop in the region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/7/2006

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersSalem Academy

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Bardstown's first school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/8/2006

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersFederal Hill - My Old Kentucky Home

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Historical Marker for Federal Hill, the inspiration for My Old Kentucky Home, in Bardstown, KY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member rogueblack

location: Kentucky

date approved: 12/31/2007

last visited: 12/20/2012

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Kentucky Historical MarkersHodgenville

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History of the small town and how it grew.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/27/2006

last visited: 2/26/2014

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Kentucky Historical MarkersCourthouse Burned

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Guerrillas burned the building since Union soldiers were using it as barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/15/2006

last visited: 2/26/2014

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Kentucky Historical MarkersLarue County/County Officials - 1843

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History of how the county was named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/25/2006

last visited: 2/26/2014

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Kentucky Historical MarkersNazareth College, Bardstown, Kentucky

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Marker noting the location of Nazareth College and the co-founders Bishop John Baptist Mary David and Mother Catherine Spalding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/28/2009

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersMile Stones and An Early Turnpike, Bardstown, Kentucky

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A two sided marker noting the importance of Mile Stones and the Bardstown Louisville Turnpike located just north of Bardstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 7/1/2009

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersSouth Fork Baptist Church/Grave of Frontiersman

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Descriptions of how the church came to be and a man that is buried there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/25/2006

last visited: 5/24/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersSaint Catharine

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A marker noting the settlement of the Catholic Mother House of the Dominican Sisters in the United States. Founded in 1822, and now an active college near Springfield, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/19/2010

last visited: 3/18/2010

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Kentucky Historical MarkersDeath of a Morgan

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A marker noting the death of Lt. Thomas Morgan during the civil war one of the Morgan Raiders. Located in Lebanon, Kentucky on Highway 68.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/19/2010

last visited: 3/18/2010

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Kentucky Historical MarkersMcGee's Stone Castle and Froman's Road and Station

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Double sided marker noting one of the first stone houses in the area and the wagon road and supporting stations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/28/2009

last visited: 6/13/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersEminent Theologian

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A marker noting the significance of theologian Bishop John Lancaster Spalding who organized the first black parish in 1866. Located in Lebanon, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/19/2010

last visited: 3/18/2010

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Kentucky Historical MarkersElizabethtown Battle

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Morgan's second raid occured here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/16/2006

last visited: 10/15/2013

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Kentucky Historical MarkersThree Forts

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A telling of how the city was formed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/25/2006

last visited: 7/31/2010

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