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Ballard County Historical Marker


Location of sign - 134 N. 4th Street, Wickliffe, Kentucky


Photo taken- June 2003


Ballard County Historical Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne


Text of sign:


County Named, 1842


For Capt. Ballard, 1759- 1853.  Born in Va. Came to Ky. in 1779.  Devoted life protecting frontier.  Scout for George Rogers

Clark's Ohio expedition, 1786.  In the battles of Fallen Timbers, 1973; Tippecanoe, 1811; River Raisin, 1813.  In Ky. Legis. five

terms, Legis. directed burial in the Frankfort Cemetery.  County from McCracken, Hickman.


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