Boone County, 1798

Boone County, 1798 (HM160W)

Location: Florence, KY 41042 Boone County
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N 38° 56.319', W 84° 38.032'

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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.
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HM NumberHM160W
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1253
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 9:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 705076 N 4312630
Decimal Degrees38.93865000, -84.63386667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.319', W 84° 38.032'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 19.14" N, 84° 38' 1.92" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 616 Buckshire Glen, Florence KY 41042, US
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