The Bullitt County History Museum

Brashear's Station

This historical marker describes Brashear's Station. It is located in Shepherdsville near the Floyds Fork bridge over Highway 44E. The marker is shown below, and beneath it is a transcription of its contents.

Description: An early station on the Wilderness Road between the Falls of the Ohio (Louisville) and Harrodsburg, Brashear's Station was a haven for pioneer hunters and travelers. It was built at mouth of Floyd's Fork near bank of Salt River, 1779. Founded by William Brashear, a famed woodsman from Maryland, who was killed by Indians, 1781. Presented by Bullitt Co. Genealogical Society.

(Reverse) Brashear's Station - Also known as Salt River Garrison or Froman's Station. Bullitt's Lick, major salt-producing area and hub of system of buffalo roads, was nearby. Early families who resided here for protection from the Indians included Froman, Ray, Briscoe, Crist, Collings, Overall, Pope, McGee, Hawkins, and Phelps. Presented by Bullitt Co. Genealogical Society.


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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 19 Apr 2017 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/hmarkers/brashear.html