Revolutionary War in Boone County

Daughters of the American Revolution ceremony, Old Burlington Cemetery

While the American Revolution did not primarily take place in Boone County, several major battles occurred in Kentucky, and involved Kentuckians under General George Rogers Clark and others.

Many Revolutionary veterans settled in Boone County and received land grants here. There was activity around the Big Bone Lick, and along the Ohio River. It had a great influence on subsequent Boone County history.