Tanner Station- 1784. David Tanner, early Ky. pioneer, landowner, and entrepreneur owned a salt works on the Lower Blue Licks. A fort built over a spring protected the salt workers from Indian attacks. Settlers such as Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton stopped here to make or buy salt as they traveled the Buffalo Trace from Boonesborough to Maysville.

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Highway 68, Carlisle,
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by Kentucky Highways Department and Kentucky Historical Society #2350 of the Kentucky Historical Marker series

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