Marked on Shelbyville Rd. in eastern Jefferson County is the site of The Long Run Massacre. The marker of the event is easy to miss as it sits in front of Locust Creek neighborhood. While this photo shows the only thing to see today, it is quite an interesting piece of Kentucky history. As I’veContinue reading “Long Run Massacre”
In my last post, Preston, Floyd, and Breckinridge; Revolutionary War Names are a Link to the Past (Part 1), I discussed Floyd’s Station. As noted in that post, Stations were basically mini-forts positioned throughout Colonial Kentucky. Pioneers and explorers west of the Appalachian Mountains used these Stations to defend themselves against the constant attack ofContinue reading “Linn, Christian, and Dutch; Revolutionary War Names are a Link to the Past (Part 2)”
Revolutionary War history is hidden among subdivisions and apartment complexes in Jefferson County, Kentucky, but the names of these important families remain in plain sight.
Mt. Sterling, Kentucky is another one of our beautiful small towns that’s working to revitalize and preserve its history, all at the same time.
Daniel Boone played such a significant role in the development of Kentucky. That role can be seen today through historical events and landmarks within the state.
Fort Boonesborough was a much needed fortification in the mountains of Kentucky, built by Daniel Boone and a group of men that would go on to live in our history books forever.