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

Dromgoole's Station

 
 
Dromgoole's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Dromgoole's Station Marker
Inscription. Site of station, built 1788, one of several erected in this area. James Dromgoole came from Tenn. with Philip Alston, whose daughter he had married, and settled at Alston's Station, on the Red River, about 1785. After three years he established his own station here on the Nashville to Russellville route. Dromgoole Station's name changed to Adairville, Nov. 1818.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1252.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 39.761′ N, 86° 51.063′ W. Marker is in Adairville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is on U.S. 431 south of 1st Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the southern city line. Marker is in this post office area: Adairville KY 42202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson-Dickinson Duel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tennessee / Kentucky (approx. 1 miles away in Tennessee); Red River Meeting House (approx.
Dromgoole's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Dromgoole's Station Marker
Looking north into the city of Adairville.
2.8 miles away); Springfield (approx. 10.8 miles away in Tennessee); Springfield Historic District (approx. 10.8 miles away in Tennessee); First United Presbyterian Church (approx. 10.8 miles away in Tennessee); Robertson County Courthouse (approx. 10.8 miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adairville.
 
Regarding Dromgoole's Station. Adairville is named for the eighth Governor of Kentucky John Adair (January 9, 1757 – May 19, 1840) He was an American pioneer, soldier, and politician.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
View of marker looking south on U.S. 431 and bridge over the Red River. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. View of marker looking south on U.S. 431 and bridge over the Red River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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