Mary Ingles

KY 8, Silver Grove, KY

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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"Said to have been first white woman in Kentucky. Captured by Indians in Virginia, July 1755, and taken to Ohio. Later she escaped a salt-making party at Big Bone Lick and made her way across the Kentucky wilderness back to Virginia."

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  • January 1, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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