James Tandy Ellis

Signs of HistorySM


Birthplace of poet, humorist, columnist, raconteur, soldier. He brought pleasure to thousands with his dialectal stories and banjo sons of the Blue Grass, and his unique fictional character of "Uncle Rambo." For 20 years did daily column, "Tang of the South," for 3 papers. The Adjutant-General of Ky., 1914-1919, World War I. Born in 1869. He died here, 1942.
Photographs courtesy of 5th graders Nick Leep and Evan Richter
Cartmell Elementary School, Carrollton, Ky.


For more pictures of the area click here.
Return to Carroll County marker list

Copyright 1997 Grover & Jayne Hibberd