Wilderness Road - Logan's Station

Wilderness Road - Logan's Station (HMXKB)

Location: Stanford, KY 40484 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.762', W 84° 39.702'

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Benjamin Logan left Boone's Road, April 15, 1775, following trace that became the final segment of "Wilderness Road." Logan's path ran along an obscure trail from this area to Harrodsburg, then to Falls of the Ohio. The intersection of the trails became known as Hazel Patch, a junction 8 miles north of present-day London, Ky.

Logan's Station established May 1, 1775. Also known as St. Asaph, the fort quickly became an important frontier settlement. In May 1775, residents sent representatives to Boonesborough to assist in the formation of the proprietary government of Transylvania. Logan's Fort later became the town of Stanford.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2177
Year Placed2005
Placed ByPresented by the Lincoln Co. Historical Soc. and erected by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 6:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 706616 N 4156168
Decimal Degrees37.52936667, -84.66170000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.762', W 84° 39.702'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 45.72" N, 84° 39' 42.12" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 119-121 KY-78, Stanford KY 40484, US
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