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  Blue Licks battlefield
by Jim_Eliason

Blue Licks is the site of the last Revolutionary War battle in Kentucky. In 1782, Kentuckians engaged Indians and British soldiers near the Licking River. Outnumbered, Kentucky suffered great losses, including one of Daniel Boone's sons. Boone's words, "Enough of honour cannot be paid," are inscribed on the monument dedicated to the fallen soldiers in the Battle of Blue Licks.

Address: 10299 Maysville Road (US68) Blue Licks , KY
Directions: The park is located 48 miles northeast of Lexington on US 68.
Phone: (859) 289-5507
Website: http://parks.ky.gov/bluelick.htm

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  • Written Apr 10, 2005
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