Near Simpsonville in Shelby County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
"Horrible Massacre" / African American Cemetery
Foundation and the 12th USCHA, Reactivated
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2283.)
Topics and series. This historical African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 25, 1865.
Location. 38° 13.427′ N, 85° 22.294′ W. Marker is near Simpsonville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Shelbyville Road (U.S. 60) and Webb Road, on the right when traveling east on Shelbyville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Shelbyville Road, Simpsonville KY 40067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whitney M. Young, Jr. (1921-1971) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Institute Campus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Stone Inn (approx. 1.3 miles away); Capt. John Simpson (approx. 1.4 miles away); Thelma L. Stovall (approx. 2.7 miles away); Long Run Massacre (approx. 3.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 3.4 miles away); Benj. Logan-Pioneer / James Knox-Pioneer (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simpsonville.
Also see . . . Simpsonville Civil War Massacre - The Armchair General. (Submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.