Harman Station
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 37° 44.744 W 082° 46.566
17S E 343519 N 4179089
Quick Description: Along KY 321 in front of the Paintsville-Prestonsburg/Combs Field.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2015 6:26:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMNKHT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
First settlement in Eastern Ky. Mathias Harman's hunting party built lodge here 1755. With other Virginians came back, 1787 or 89, built stockade. Indians prevented planting crops. Settlers returned to Virginia. Indians burned fort. Harman and others built enduring station here 2 years later that broke Indian hold on Big Sandy Valley, opened it for settlement.
Marker Name: Harman Station

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 736

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

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Markerman62 visited Harman Station 4/8/2005 Markerman62 visited it