Goodwin (Goodin) Fort

Goodwin (Goodin) Fort (HM2AOE)

Location: New Haven, KY 40051 Nelson County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 41.983', W 85° 37.063'

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Established by Samuel Goodwin in 1780 at the site of Old Boston. Important link with other stations encircling future Bardstown, and became refuge for pioneers in area. Fort raided by Indians, July 1781. Peter Kennedy led the reprisal against Indians, but captured. He escaped after two years. Though pursued by Indians, he warned settlers, who repelled the attack.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1973
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 621856 N 4173397
Decimal Degrees37.69971667, -85.61771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.983', W 85° 37.063'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 58.98" N, 85° 37' 3.7800000000001" W
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Area Code(s)502, 270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2630 Lyons Station Rd, New Haven KY 40051, US
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