“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Logan County Kentucky Historical Markers

Governors' Corner Marker image, Touch for more information
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
Governors' Corner Marker
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 657 — Governors' Corner
John J. Crittenden, 1787-1863, lived here, 1811-18. War of 1812, State Legislator, 15th Kentucky Governor. U.S. Atty. Gen. under three Presidents. Five times U.S. Senator. Noted for Crittenden Compromise, 1860, futile effort to avert Civil War and . . . — Map (db m36113) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 1261 — O'Bannon House
Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC, the first American to raise our flag on foreign soil, April 27, 1805. Barbary coast pirates who were holding 180 American seamen for ransom were overcome in an attack led by O'Bannon. He came to Logan County in 1807. . . . — Map (db m36114) HM

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