Russellville in Logan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Bowie, A Kentuckian
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 958.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 36° 50.705′ N, 86° 53.353′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of West 4th Street (Business U.S. 68) and Winter Street, on the right when traveling west on West 4th Street. Located on the grounds of the Logan County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 West 4th Street, Russellville KY 42276, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Thomas S. Rhea (a few steps from this marker); Governors from Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1792 (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan County Jail, 1874-1977 (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate State Convention (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Honor Generals (about 400 feet away); John Littlejohn (about 400 feet away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
Regarding Bowie, A Kentuckian. Some accounts place his birth in Tennessee or Georgia.
Also see . . . New World Encyclopedia article on Jim Bowie. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.