“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Russell County, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Russell County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Russell County, KY (6) Adair County, KY (12) Casey County, KY (6) Clinton County, KY (6) Cumberland County, KY (9) Pulaski County, KY (54) Wayne County, KY (15)  RussellCounty(6) Russell County (6)  AdairCounty(12) Adair County (12)  CaseyCounty(6) Casey County (6)  ClintonCounty(6) Clinton County (6)  CumberlandCounty(9) Cumberland County (9)  PulaskiCounty(54) Pulaski County (54)  WayneCounty(15) Wayne County (15)
Jamestown is the county seat for Russell County
Adjacent to Russell County, Kentucky
      Adair County (12)  
      Casey County (6)  
      Clinton County (6)  
      Cumberland County (9)  
      Pulaski County (54)  
      Wayne County (15)  
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1Kentucky, Russell County, Jamestown — In Memory of those who died for God and Country
On North Main Street.
Following is a list of the names of service men from Russell County who lost their lives while serving their country during one of the wars as listed World War I 1917 – 1918…. Cecil Brummett • Matha E Cravens • Earl Dunbar • Fonso Dunbar . . . Map (db m214972) HM WM
2Kentucky, Russell County, Jamestown — 724 — Jamestown Skirmishes
On South Main Street (Kentucky Route 92) at Lewis Alley, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
Dec. 25, 1861, part of First Ky. Cav., USA, camped at Webb's Cross Roads to guard stored corn and forage and scout CSA operations. Detachment skirmished with enemy here resulting in one death, CSA. Both armies in area again, 1863. On June 2, 300 CSA . . . Map (db m83432) HM
3Kentucky, Russell County, Jamestown — 954 — Russell County
On South Main Street (Kentucky Route 92) at Lewis Alley, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
Established, 1825, out of parts of Adair, Wayne, Cumberland. Named for Col. Wm. Russell (1758-1825). Lieut., Revolution; came Fayette Co., Ky. In Indian campaigns of 1791 and '94. At Tippecanoe, 1811. Succeeded Gen. Wm. H. Harrison in command Ind., . . . Map (db m83427) HM
4Kentucky, Russell County, Jamestown — Russell County World War I Memorial
On North Main Street.
Dedicated to the memory of the patriotic citizens of Russell County, Kentucky who entered the service of their country during the World WarMap (db m214968) WM
5Kentucky, Russell County, Russell Springs — 1233 — Chalybeate Springs
On Main Street (Kentucky Route 379) at Jamestown Street (Kentucky Route 430), on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
A health resort long known as Big Boiling Springs, operated before 1850 by family of Sam Patterson, among the earliest settlers. Log cabins (12) called Long Row were built for guests who came here for amusement, pleasure, and the medicinal iron and . . . Map (db m83425) HM
6Kentucky, Russell County, Russell Springs — 1486 — Forage Depot-Civil War
On U.S. Highway 127 (U.S. 127) at State Route 76, on the right when traveling south on U.S. Highway 127.
In Dec. 1861, Col. Frank Wolford, USA, with Companies A, B, C and H left Camp Billy Williams enroute to Webbs Cross Roads. Here they guarded forage collected and stored by Lieutenant Silas Adams, Regimental Quartermaster of First Ky. Cavalry. July . . . Map (db m83437) HM
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Mar. 28, 2023