Capt. John Strode

US 60, 1 mile west of Winchester, KY


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"Came from Va. to Boonesborough, 1776. Builder of Strode's Station, 1779, the largest and most important fortified area in Clark County during the early settlements and bloody Indian wars. Indians attacked station 1781, and later. Two men killed first attack, none in later ones. Old burial ground unearthed, 1965, and the remains reinterred in Winchester Cemetery."

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  • April 25, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger