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

John Littlejohn Cemetery

 
 
John Littlejohn Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. John Littlejohn Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Burial place of John Littlejohn, esteemed Methodist preacher. He came to Russellville in 1822 and conducted camp meetings, services, & ministered throughout Logan Co. While he was a sheriff in Virginia, during the War of 1812, he was entrusted by Pres. James Madison to protect the National Archives.
City of Russellville

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Land given by Marmaduke Beckwith Morton VIII. Burial site of persons who died during the 1835 cholera epidemic. Many buried without any markers. Several founding fathers of Russellville buried here. Their slaves were buried on the north end of the cemetery; those graves were marked with fieldstones.
Logan County Garden Club

 
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2275.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.984′ N, 86° 52.848′ W. Marker is in Russellville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is on North Caldwell Street north of East 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or
John Littlejohn Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. John Littlejohn Cemetery Marker
near this postal address: 299 North Caldwell Street, Russellville KY 42276, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor's Corner (approx. half a mile away); Russellville (approx. half a mile away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Death of Meriwether Lewis (approx. half a mile away); Civil Rights Activist Author / Alice Allison Dunnigan 1906-1983 (approx. half a mile away); 6 Pdr Field Cannon (approx. half a mile away); To Honor Generals (approx. half a mile away); John Littlejohn (approx. half a mile away); Confederate State Convention (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russellville.
 
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Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionNotable Persons
 
John Littlejohn Cemetery, marker and his grave (on left foreground). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. John Littlejohn Cemetery, marker and his grave (on left foreground).
View of John Littlejohn Cemetery looking north. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
4. View of John Littlejohn Cemetery looking north.
Grave marker of John Littlejohn near the historical marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
5. Grave marker of John Littlejohn near the historical marker.
 
 
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 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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