Michael Morrow


Michael Morrow has spent Iif his entire life gathering and archiving the local oral histories and documents concerning Russellville and the Black Bottom Historic District. Born and raised in Russellville, Michael Morrow has a unique connection to the area that has granted him unparalleled access to the current community as well as its past. Morrow has served on several boards within the community such as the Logan County NAACP, 8th of August
Committee, Historic Russellville, the Shaker Museum of South Union Kentucky, and was a founding member of the Concerned Citizens of Logan County, established in 1994. He was a 2005 graduate of the Kentucky Scholars Program where he conducted a project recreating the Black Bottom community using tax records, photos, deeds, and other sources and documents from 1870 to 2005. His work continued as he helped to create the Black Bottom Historic District, placing it on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.

PAR Institute Experiences: Presenter
Backs of rocking chairs in a line with purple mountains in the distance