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

Revolutionary War Widow

 
 
Revolutionary War Widow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Revolutionary War Widow Marker
Inscription.  Abigail, wife of General Daniel Morgan, died in 1816 and was buried in family cemetery ½ mi. south. Her husband, one of Washington's chief strategists during the Amer. Revolution, campaigned from Boston and Quebec, 1775, to the Carolinas, 1781. After Morgan's death and burial in Va., 1802, Mrs. Morgan came here and lived in this area about 10 years.
 
Erected 1981 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1314.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, US RevolutionaryWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
 
Location. 36° 49.361′ N, 86° 51.412′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is on Franklin Road (Kentucky Route 100) south of C Dodson Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Franklin Road, Russellville KY 42276, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the
Looking south on Franklin Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Looking south on Franklin Road.
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crow flies. Cedar House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ken Barrett Field (approx. 2 miles away); Rhea Stadium (approx. 2 miles away); Governors' Corner (approx. 2 miles away); O'Bannon House (approx. 2 miles away); Townhouse of Maj. Richard Bibb (approx. 2.1 miles away); United Methodist Temple (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Bank, Robbed 1868 (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Daniel Morgan. (Submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
General Daniel Morgan image. Click for full size.
Public Domain © circa 1794
3. General Daniel Morgan
 
 
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 165 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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