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Russellville in Logan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate State Convention

 
 
Confederate State Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Confederate State Convention Marker
Inscription. Here November 20, 1861, Confederate leaders from 64 Kentucky counties seceded from the Union. The state was admitted as the 13th into the Confederate States of America Dec. 10, 1861.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 74.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.718′ N, 86° 53.271′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Square (Business U.S. 68) and West 4th Street, on the left when traveling south on Park Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Park Square, Russellville KY 42276, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Littlejohn (here, next to this marker); To Honor Generals (a few steps from this marker); Civil Rights Activist Author / Alice Allison Dunnigan 1906-1983 (a few steps from this marker); 6 Pdr Field Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Death of Meriwether Lewis (a few steps from this marker); Russellville
View of marker (foreground) at Park Square. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. View of marker (foreground) at Park Square.
(a few steps from this marker); Bowie, A Kentuckian (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor's Corner (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article about the Confederate Convention in Russellville. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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