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Russell County Kentucky Historical Markers

 
Area view looking north on South Main Street. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
Area view looking north on South Main Street.
Kentucky (Russell County), Jamestown — 724 — Jamestown Skirmishes
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
Kentucky (Russell County), Jamestown — 954 — Russell County
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
Kentucky (Russell County), Russell Springs — 1233 — Chalybeate Springs
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
Kentucky (Russell County), Russell Springs — 1486 — Forage Depot-Civil War
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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