An Indian Ambush

An Indian Ambush (HMQPI)

Location: Bonnieville, KY 42713 Hart County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 22.721', W 85° 54.152'

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In 1788, William Smuthers, Gilbert LeClerc and his wife, pioneers, were on their way to settle the land they bought, which later became the site of Munfordville. The men were killed by Indians, about 4 mi. SE of here. The deed taken as part of the booty. Land resold before title was found not to be clear. Original deed found and building in town was resumed.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1299
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 9:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 597163 N 4137447
Decimal Degrees37.37868333, -85.90253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 22.721', W 85° 54.152'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 22' 43.26" N, 85° 54' 9.12" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9918 KY-728, Bonnieville KY 42713, US
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