The Bullitt County History Museum

Bright African American Cemetery

Bright African American Cemetery (was Unnamed Cemetery (African American)) - Location: 1810 West Bluelick Road. Shepherdsville,KY (N 38 0.9345 W 85 43.4086); Elevation: 510 feet; Date Visited: 1/7/2007; Available Pictures= 18 [Cem #247]

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This cemetery visited on January 7, 2008.

Florence Bright
Born: March 28, 1899
Died: April 28, 1899

Foot Stone "FB"

Corp George E. Lee
Co. G 108 U.S.C. INF
Born: May 13, 1838
Died: September 21, 1911
(Source of birth and death information is George E. Lee death certificate, shown below). Note: George's named is displayed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington D.C.(Source: National Parks Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.

A grave that is covered in stones

Field Stone

Field Stone

Field Stone

Field Stone

2 Field Stones on to mark the head of the grave and one to mark the foot

The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 08 Sep 2020 . Page URL: