Boone County, 1798
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 38° 56.318 W 084° 38.030
16S E 705079 N 4312628
Quick Description: In southbound rest area of I-71/75 south of Florence.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/11/2015 9:00:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGEH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Formed by legislative act from a part of Campbell County. Names for Daniel Boone, renowned Kentucky pioneer-explorer.
Big Boone Lick, graveyard of the mammoth, was discovered in 1729 by Capt. M. de Longueil. In 1756, Mary Inglis was brought here by Shawnees, the first white woman in Kentucky. In 1765-66, extensive bone collection sent to England.
Marker Name: Boone County, 1798

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 1253

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways.


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