Boone's Cave

Boone's Cave (HM1AIP)

Location: Harrodsburg, KY 40330 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 47.085', W 84° 48.518'

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Only cave in Kentucky historically verified as used by Daniel Boone. He spent rest of winter in cave alone after companion, John Stuart, was killed in January, 1770, the first recorded white man killed by Indians in Ky. Boone joined in summer by brother Squire. Together they continued to explore and hunt before returning to North Carolina.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1343
Year Placed1974
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 692968 N 4184194
Decimal Degrees37.78475000, -84.80863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.085', W 84° 48.518'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 5.10" N, 84° 48' 31.08" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-231 Handy Pike, Harrodsburg KY 40330, US
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