Russellville in Logan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
John Littlejohn Cemetery
Land given by Marmaduke Beckwith Morton VIII. Burial site of persons who died during the 1835 cholera epidemic. Many buried without any markers. Several founding fathers of Russellville buried here. Their slaves were buried on the north end of the cemetery; those graves were marked with fieldstones.
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2275.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #04 James Madison, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
Location. 36° 50.984′ N, 86° 52.848′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is on North Caldwell Street north of East 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 299 North Caldwell 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. Governor's Corner (approx. half a mile away); Russellville (approx. half a mile away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Death of Meriwether Lewis (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. half a mile away); Civil Rights Activist Author / Alice Allison Dunnigan 1906-1983 (approx. half a mile away); 6 Pdr Field Cannon (approx. half a mile away); To Honor Generals (approx. half a mile away); John Littlejohn (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
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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 472 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.