|Welcome To Russell County
Welcome to Russell County Historical Society
The Russell County Historical Society meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6p.m. central time in the community room of the Public Library in Jamestown. Exceptions to this are for Kentucky Humanities Council presentations.
We have events currently being planned.
March 19, 2005 – 2:00
p.m. Hugh Ridenour – A D-Day Tragedy
Russell Co. Public Library, Jamestown, KY.
Sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council, the Jane Lampton Chapter
NSDAR, the Russell County Historical Society, and the National
Endowment for the Humanities. Bring a friend! This tragic story
is taken from the diary of a young woman who marries her true love and
stands by him as he goes to war. D-Day and the events at Normandy
take his life. It is the journey of her marriage and widowhood and the
survival of his death upon which the story focuses. It is a
wonderful, tragic, historical story.
The third cemetery volume is now available at $15 for non members. Volumes I, II, and III can be purchased by sending a check or money order for $15.00 each to Russell County Historical Society, P.O. Box 544, Jamestown KY. 42629 ATTN: Cemetery Book Project. The volumes will be mailed out standard mail within 14 days of receipt.
Volume III has been reprinted with additions and available; anyone who purchased the first edition of the third volume will receive an update of any additions by mail.
The society has also obtained additional copies of their large coffee table hard cover book "Russell County History and Families". This book is over 300 pages and contains information on over 500 families. The cost of this books is $68.85 postage paid. Currently SOLD OUT.
Thanks for visiting!