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

County Named, 1792

 
 
County Named, 1792 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. County Named, 1792 Marker
Inscription. For Gen. Benjamin Logan (1743-1802), pioneer and Indian fighter who called the Danville Assembly, 1784, leading to ten conventions preceding Kentucky's separation from Virginia, 1792. Logan served as a delegate in all ten, later in the legislature. Logan County was formed from part of Lincoln County, and organized immediately after Ky. admitted to the Union.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1138.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.7′ N, 86° 53.377′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is on West 4th Street (Business U.S. 68) west of Winter Street, on the right when traveling west. 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 (here, next to this marker); Bowie, A Kentuckian (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan County Jail, 1874-1977 (within shouting distance of this
County Named, 1792 Marker at the Logan County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. County Named, 1792 Marker at the Logan County Courthouse.
marker); Confederate State Convention (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Honor Generals (about 500 feet away); John Littlejohn (about 500 feet away); 6 Pdr Field Cannon (about 600 feet away); Russellville (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
 
Also see . . .  History of Logan County from Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsPolitical Subdivisions
 
Looking east from marker on 4th Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. Looking east from marker on 4th Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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