Daniel Boone's First Steps in Kentucky

Daniel Boone's First Steps in Kentucky (HMY6S)

Location: Elkhorn City, KY 41522 Pike County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 18.319', W 82° 21.254'

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Boone 1st visited Ky. on hunting trip in 1767-68. Hunted Clinch River before coming to Russell Fork of the Big Sandy River. Followed rim of Breaks Canyon through present-day Elkhorn City. He tracked 50 miles along buffalo trace to a salt lick at modern David, Ky. Wintered there before following same route home.
Presented by Elkhorn City Area Heritage Council.
HM NumberHMY6S
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2203
Year Placed2008
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 10:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 379986 N 4129602
Decimal Degrees37.30531667, -82.35423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.319', W 82° 21.254'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 19.14" N, 82° 21' 15.24" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 210-260 Patty Loveless Dr, Elkhorn City KY 41522, US
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