First Explored

US 42 & 2nd Street, Carrollton, KY

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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Description 

"In 1754 James McBride canoed down the Ohio to the mouth of this river-now Kentucky. Here, as first explorer, he carved his initials and the date on tree, a landmark for 30 years. Cited for part in defense of Bryan Station and Battle of Blue Licks, 1782."

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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