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

Cedar House

 
 
Cedar House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Cedar House Marker
Inscription.  Site of the seat of justice for all Western Ky., 1793-1798. Logan Co. citizens erected two-story, four-room house of cedar logs, 1792, for first Logan Co. sheriff, Wesley Maulding. First court was held here, 1793. Also used as inn and tavern where members of court and visitors lodged. Then it was considered to be the most elegant house in the Green River country.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1071.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 36° 50.609′ N, 86° 52.3′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Bowling Green Road (Business U.S. 68) and East 9th Street, on the right when traveling west on Bowling Green Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1120 Bowling Green Road, 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. Tom Rhea Highway No. 100 (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Origin of Federal Highway U.S. 79 (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Littlejohn Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ken Barrett Field (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rhea Stadium (approx. 0.7 miles away); O'Bannon House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Governors' Corner (approx. 0.8 miles away); United Methodist Temple (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
 
Cedar House Marker looking west onto Franklin Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Cedar House Marker looking west onto Franklin Street.
Cedar House Marker looking east towards Bowling Green Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. Cedar House Marker looking east towards Bowling Green Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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