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

Logan County Jail, 1874-1977

 
 
Logan County Jail, 1874-1977 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Logan County Jail, 1874-1977 Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  This building replaced an old jail three blocks east which burned. To finance construction of new jail, a property tax was passed, 1869. By December 1874, jail operated on this site. Jail restored, 1979-1980. County records stored here by order of Fiscal Court. Logan County Genealogical Society designated to clean and file records.
Presented by Rena Milliken.

 
Erected 1986 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1791.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.694′ N, 86° 53.401′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of West 4th Street (Business U.S. 68) and Owen Street, on the right when traveling west on West 4th Street. Touch for map. Located at the Logan County Archives Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 West 4th Street, Russellville KY 42276, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Logan County Jail, 1874-1977 Marker at the Logan County Archives Building. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Logan County Jail, 1874-1977 Marker at the Logan County Archives Building.
distance of this marker. County Named, 1792 (within shouting distance of this marker); Governors from Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); Bowie, A Kentuckian (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate State Convention (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Honor Generals (about 700 feet away); John Littlejohn (about 700 feet away); 6 Pdr Field Cannon (about 700 feet away); Russellville (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
 
View of marker looking west on 4th Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. View of marker looking west 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 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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