RedBall BULLITT COUNTY
    Selected Historical Sites

    Bullitt Co, KY

Selected historical sites descriptions:
p. Buffalo ford on Cox's Creek in Solitude- This was one of the main routes from the Falls of the Ohio to Harrodsburg and on to Richmond, Virginia.
q. Dowdall's Station - Pioneer garrison extablished in 1780. The first ferry across the Salt River operated here. Jefferson County court was also held occasionally at this station.
s. Brashear's Station - Also known as Salt River Garrison and Froman's Station. This had caused considerable confusion. It was one of the more famous pioneer forts, being the first station on the Wilderness Road between the Falls of the Ohio and Harrodsburg. Built by William Brashear and others from the settlement at the falls in 1779.
t. Ben Pope's cabin - Opposite Dowdall's garrison on the south side of the Salt River from the ferry. Pope's cabin erected in 1784.

References:
Bullitt County, Kentucky History and Links.
Interactive Map, same as above, with Historical Sites.


Arrow Up Prepared by: Paul E. Pennebaker, 23-Jul-1999