Brashear's Station

2003 KY 44 East, Shepherdsville, KY

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"An early station on the Wilderness Road between the Falls of the Ohio (Louisville) and Harrodsburg, Brashear's Station was a haven for pioneer hunters and travelers. It was built at mouth of Floyd's Fork near bank of Salt River, 1779. Founded by William Brashear, a famed woodsman from Maryland, who was killed by Indians, 1781. Presented by Bullitt Co. Genealogical Society.

(Reverse) Brashear's Station - Also known as Salt River Garrison or Froman's Station. Bullitt's Lick, major salt-producing area and hub of system of buffalo roads, was nearby. Early families who resided here for protection from the Indians included Froman, Ray, Briscoe, Crist, Collings, Overall, Pope, McGee, Hawkins, and Phelps. Presented by Bullitt Co. Genealogical Society."

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  • April 23, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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