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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Handmade Stone

— Long Run Cemetery —

 
 
Handmade Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 24, 2022
1. Handmade Stone Marker
Inscription.  This handmade stone of James Holston (1739 - 1835) records the date of the oldest man (age 95 years) with an existing stone in the Long Run Cemetery.
 
Erected by Historic Middletown, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 38° 15.289′ N, 85° 24.788′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Old Stage Coach Road, 0.1 miles east of Long Run Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Long Run Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16106 Old Stage Coach Rd, Louisville KY 40245, 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 crow flies. Benjamin Bridges, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Abraham Linkhorn (Lincoln) (a few steps from this marker); Ednum Gregg (within shouting distance of this marker); Warfield Young (within shouting distance of this marker); You Stand on Historic Ground (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Long Run Massacre (approx. 1.6 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lincoln Institute Campus (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  Long Run Baptist Church and Cemetery (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination for the site, which was listed in 1975. (National Archives) (Submitted on August 3, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Handmade Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 24, 2022
2. Handmade Stone Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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