Russellville in Logan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Bowie, A Kentuckian
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 958.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 50.705′ N, 86° 53.353′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of West 4th Street (Business U.S. 68) and Winter Street, on the right when traveling west on West 4th Street. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Logan County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 West 4th Street, Russellville KY 42276, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governors from Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1792 (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan County Jail, 1874-1977 Confederate State Convention (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Honor Generals (about 400 feet away); John Littlejohn (about 400 feet away); Russellville (about 500 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Death of Meriwether Lewis (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
Regarding Bowie, A Kentuckian. Some accounts place his birth in Tennessee or Georgia.
Also see . . . New World Encyclopedia article on Jim Bowie. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, Mexican-American •
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 41 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.