Tag Archives: Kentucky

Stumbling Upon Daniel Boone

Recently I had the chance to travel through Lexington, Kentucky en route to western Kentucky and to see the sites associated with the Fort Donelson campaign in the American Civil War. In Frankfurt, Kentucky, Simon Bolivar Buckner, the Confederate general … Continue reading

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The Journal of Nicholas Cresswell, Part 2

An Englishman on the Frontier Part 1 click here. Nicholas Cresswell left Alexandria for the Illinois Country on March 16, 1775, his correspondence as yet unknown to the local Committee of Safety.  The Ohio River served as a highway to … Continue reading

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