Sumner County Public Library Board, As settlers poured into the Upper Cumberland region, conflict with the region's Native American inhabitants intensified. The hill is relatively blunt and consists of open fields alternating with densely forested areas. General James Winchesterwho helped establish Cairo to the southwest and was later instrumental in the founding of Memphispurchased Bledsoe's Station in Thomas Bledsoe, another son of Anthony Bledsoe, was ambushed and killed a few months later. Intergenerational service learning benefits everyone.
Isaac Bledsoe followed in
The following year, Winchester completed Cragfont near Bledsoe Creek about a mile to the west. The site of Bledsoe's Station. The spring that furnished the minerals for Bledsoe's Lick flows at the base of the hill a few hundred yards east of the fort site. Archaeology at Bledsoe's Station, The fort was built by long hunter and Sumner County pioneer Isaac Bledsoe c.