Caldwell Cemetery is located in Adair county Kentucky in the Old Portland community. Take Old Portland road to the end at Russell Creek on the L.C. Kessler farm it is located across the road from an old barn in the woods it is abandoned and is on the cliff side of Russell Creek overlooking the creek and fields on the Green County side. There are marked graves listed and about 10 other or more that are marked only with creek rock that are possibly of the following surnames: Caldwell, Squires, Blakeman. This farm was owned by the Caldwell family up until 1914 when purchased by the Kessler family. At that time this was a busy community with a mill and stores and several homes, as well as a ford to cross Russell Creek into Green county
+++++++DIRECTIONS++++++: from Columbia KY take hwy 61 north twords greensburg about 7 miles turn left onto hwy 768 travel the winding road about 4 miles turn right on 1702 just past Tarters chapel church, go about a mile and a half until you reach the Portland Store there you will turn right on Old Portland road it goes behind the store and keep going about 2 miles the road will split take the right hand split over the hill, you will hit gravel and a T in the road Garnet Bzker road is on right go to the left you will pass a blue 2 story house which is the old Caldwell home place just past the house a barn will be on your right in a curve on the gravel road, diectly across from the barn in the woods across a holler is the cemetery, it is in the trees and hard to see but opens up once you cross the gully up on the high point, be careful the opposite edge of the cemetery is a 60 foot drop to russell creek.
GPS Coordinates: 37.13555, -85.43312
- Added: 12 Jun 2005
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #2145561
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