Near Simpsonville in Shelby County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
“Horrible Massacre” / African American Cemetery
Foundation and the 12th USCHA, Reactivated
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2283.)
Marker series. Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 13.427′ N, 85° 22.294′ W. Marker is near Simpsonville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Shelbyville Road (U.S. 60) and Webb Road, on the right when traveling east on Shelbyville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Shelbyville Road, Simpsonville KY 40067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whitney M. Young, Jr. (1921-1971) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Institute Campus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Stone Inn (approx. 1.3 miles away); Thelma L. Stovall (approx. 2.7 miles away); Benj. Logan-Pioneer / James Knox-Pioneer (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Armstrong Hotel (approx. 8.4 miles away); Science Hill School (approx. 8.4 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky 1806 Return of Expedition / Death of Meriwether Lewis (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simpsonville.
Also see . . . Simpsonville Civil War Massacre - The Armchair General. (Submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.