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Trabue Russell House Columbia Adair County

Adair – Columbia – Site 1 of 2

Site:  Trabue Russell House, 201 Jamestown Street



Admission:  Free

Contacts:  Pam Hoots,, 270-250-1710 / Vonnie Kolbenschlag,, 270-384-6777 /  Ellen Zornes, 270-384-6020,

Event Info & Historic Site Features

Event Name
Historic House Tour
Event Description
The original brick house of Col. Dan and Mary Trabue was built in 1823-25.  Trabue was one of the founders of Columbia and involved in many historic events of the early United States.  He wrote a narrative of his life which was put in book form, <i>Westward into Kentucky,</i> and edited by Chester Raymond Young.   Through the years other families lived in the house and built additions; the Russell family members lived here for more than 100 years - thus the name, Trabue Russell House.  The house was given to the City of Columbia, which offers it for meetings and special ocassions for a nominal charge.  Displays in the house include many photographs of people who made an impact on Columbia and Kentucky history.  A garden kept up by  Adair County Garden Club members enhances the property.  A booklet on Trabue's life is available for $3.00.  Those interested in hosting an event at the special Trabue Russell House may do so by contacting the City of Columbia at 270-384-2501.
Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce


Contact Information

201 Jamestown Street, Columbia, KY, USA

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Betsy Hatfield

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