Willis Russell House / Craddock and Tardiveau

Willis Russell House / Craddock and Tardiveau (HM2AC7)

Location: Danville, KY 40422 Boyle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 38.662', W 84° 46.094'

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Willis Russell, a well-educated & emancipated slave of Rev. War captain Robert Craddock, relocated from Warren Co., Ky. to Danville around April 1838. He taught black children in this pre-1795 log home that he inherited when Capt. Craddock died in 1837.   Over

(Reverse) Craddock and Tardiveau - Russell was educated at the home of Robert Craddock by French Rev. War soldier Peter Tardiveau, who spoke seven languages & interpreted political matters for Gen. George Rogers Clark. Both Craddock and Tardiveau were members of the Political Club that petitioned for Kentucky statehood.   Over
HM NumberHM2AC7
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed2012
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 696898 N 4168700
Decimal Degrees37.64436667, -84.76823333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.662', W 84° 46.094'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 39.72" N, 84° 46' 5.6400000000001" W
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Area Code(s)859, 606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 138 E Walnut St, Danville KY 40422, US
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