Simpsonville in Shelby County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Capt. John Simpson
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1128.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 38° 13.319′ N, 85° 20.784′ W. Marker is in Simpsonville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is on Midland Trail (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles west of Citizens Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Simpsonville KY 40067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Stone Inn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Simpsonville Methodist Church "Horrible Massacre" / African American Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Whitney M. Young, Jr. (1921-1971) (approx. 1˝ miles away); Lincoln Institute Campus (approx. 1.6 miles away); Thelma L. Stovall (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ednum Gregg (approx. 4.3 miles away); Benjamin Bridges, Sr. (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simpsonville.
Also see . . . John Simpson (Kentucky) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.