Boundary of Clark's Grant

Location:SR 3 at Clark’s Grant Park, west of Lexington (Scott County, Indiana)

Marker No Longer Standing. Replaced by 72.2002.5 Northern Boundary of Clark’s Grant.

Installed: Unknown

ID#: 72.1967.1

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In 1781 and 1783 Virginia’s General Assembly granted 150,000 acres of land to General George Rogers Clark and his men for services during the Revolution. This was the first American settlement northwest of the Ohio River.

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Early settlement & exploration