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Blue Licks is more widely known, however, as the site of the last Revolutionary War battle in Kentucky. In , Kentuckians engaged Indians and British soldiers near the Licking River. Outnumbered, Kentucky suffered great losses, including one of Boone's sons. Boone's words, "Enough of honour cannot be paid," are inscribed on the monument.
The Lower Blue Licks post office opened in and operated as Blue Lick Springs from until , when it closed. Blue Lick Springs was a popular spa and resort during the last half of the nineteenth century and included a room hotel. The Lower Blue Lick Springs resort from Collins' History of Kentucky. It burned in
Throughout history, the salt springs at Blue Licks State Park have attracted prehistoric animals, Indians and pioneers such as the legendary Daniel Boone. Many 19th-century southerners came to the area seeking the rejuvenation of the therapeutic, bubbling waters/5().