Mason County Spy Company

Mason County Spy Company (HM1KOK)

Location: Maysville, KY 41056 Mason County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 38.849', W 83° 45.728'

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Company formed when Simon Kenton proposed to Gen. Charles Scott that a volunteer company of spies (scouts) be selected and trained to protect pioneer settlements. They were called out for short-term duty and became known for their daring successes against Indians. Presented by estate of Col. Paul Warren
Bennett, Vandalia, Mo., a great-great-
grandson of Archibald Bennett.

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These scouts served for short-term duty, most from May 4 to Dec. 9, 1792, to protect early settlements.

Mercer Beason   John Dyal
Archibald Bennett   Matthew Hart
William Bennett   James Ireland
Henry Cochran   Ellis Palmer
Samuel Davis   Isaac Pennington
John Dowden   Cornelius Washburn

Presented by estate of Col. Paul W. Bennett.
Marker Number1941
Year Placed1994
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 259619 N 4281278
Decimal Degrees38.64748333, -83.76213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.849', W 83° 45.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 50.94" N, 83° 45' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Limestone St, Maysville KY 41056, US
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