Blue Licks Battlefield

Blue Licks Battlefield (HM1PED)

Location: Carlisle, KY 40311 Robertson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 25.983', W 83° 59.577'

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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 ambush, the Pioneers were outnumbered and forced to flee across the river.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceBattlefield
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number0018
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker Condition
9 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
Location DescriptionBlue Licks Battlefield State Park, Robertson County
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 238752 N 4258108
Decimal Degrees38.43305000, -83.99295000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 25.983', W 83° 59.577'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 25' 58.9800" N, 83° 59' 34.6200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)859
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lodge Rd, Carlisle KY 40311, US
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KHM #0018 ~ Robertson County

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