Shannoah

KY 8, South Portsmouth, KY

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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"First village in Kentucky built by Shawnee Indians and French traders. Visited in January 1751 by Christopher Gist, George Croghan, Andrew Montour, Robert Kallendar and a servant. Located on the site of an earlier Fort Ancient settlement, it stood 500 yards northwest of these Hopewell earthworks. Erected by the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, June 1946."

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2018: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • October 27, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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