Last Recorded Indian Raid

Last Recorded Indian Raid (HMRU7)

Location: Hardyville, KY 42746 Hart County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 11.133', W 85° 45.8'

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In Oct. 1792, ten Indians attacked party of travelers at Oven Spring. Two men and one woman were killed, a girl and a woman captured, five pack horses taken. Settlers under leadership of Capt. William Edgar pursued raiding party four days, overtook them at Roberts Spring, killed all the Indians and rescued the woman and girl. Records show no later raid in area.
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The marker was in good shape! Further info about the raid can be found in:
Edwards, Cyrus, and Florence Edwards Gardiner. Cyrus Edwards' Stories of Early Days and Others in What Is Now Barren, Hart and Metcalfe Counties. Louisville, Ky: Standard Print. Co, 1940.

Oct 11, 2017 at 2:14pm PDT by wratliff

HM NumberHMRU7
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1414
Year Placed1971
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker Condition
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 7:21am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 609768 N 4116172
Decimal Degrees37.18555000, -85.76333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 11.133', W 85° 45.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 11' 7.98" N, 85° 45' 48.00" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4200-4740 KY-436, Hardyville KY 42746, US
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