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Russell Springs in Russell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Chalybeate Springs

 
 
Chalybeate Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Chalybeate Springs Marker
Inscription. A health resort long known as Big Boiling Springs, operated before 1850 by family of Sam Patterson, among the earliest settlers. Log cabins (12) called Long Row were built for guests who came here for amusement, pleasure, and the medicinal iron and sulphur water. In 1898, large hotel built which burned in 1962. The spring has been capped for use as a well.
 
Erected 1969 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1233.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 3.35′ N, 85° 5.326′ W. Marker is in Russell Springs, Kentucky, in Russell County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Kentucky Route 379) and Jamestown Street (Kentucky Route 430), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 661 Main Street, Russell Springs KY 42642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Russell County (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jamestown Skirmishes (approx. 5.2 miles away); Forage Depot-Civil War (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Chalybeate Springs & well. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Chalybeate Springs & well.
 Wikipedia article on Chalybeate. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EntertainmentSettlements & Settlers
 
View north on Main Street, Russell Springs. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. View north on Main Street, Russell Springs.
The view NNW on Jamestown Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
4. The view NNW on Jamestown Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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