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

Governors from Logan

 
 
Governors from Logan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Governors from Logan Marker
Inscription.  
Seven residents of Logan County became governors in four states:
KY.     John Breathitt 1832-34
    James T. Morehead 1834-36
    John J. Crittenden 1848-50
    Charles S. Morehead 1855-59
FLA.     Richard Call 1836-39, 41-44
ILL.      Ninian Edwards 1826-30
TEX.     Fletcher Stockdale 1865
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1260.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.701′ N, 86° 53.373′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is on West 4th Street (Business U.S. 68) west of Winter Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County Named, 1792 (here, next to this marker); Thomas S. Rhea
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(a few steps from this marker); Bowie, A Kentuckian (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan County Jail, 1874-1977 (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate State Convention (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Honor Generals (about 500 feet away); John Littlejohn (about 500 feet away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
 
Governors from Logan Marker at the Logan County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Governors from Logan Marker at the Logan County Courthouse.
Governors from Logan Marker along 4th Street, just past the pillar, next to the tree. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. Governors from Logan Marker along 4th Street, just past the pillar, next to the tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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