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Pennsylvania Run Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

 
 
Pennsylvania Run Presbyterian Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, September 5, 2010
1. Pennsylvania Run Presbyterian Church and Cemetery Marker
This is one side of a two-sided marker.
Inscription. Started by Presbyterian families who came from Pennsylvania to Kentucky in the 1780s. The first church was a log structure built in the 1790s. The present church was built in 1840. It is one of few churches that survived from 19th century and is one of the oldest Presbyterian churches in Louisville.
 
Erected 2010 by The Kentucky Historical Society & the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2325.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 7.602′ N, 85° 37.752′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Run Road 0 miles south of Vaughn Mill Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located next to the fence that separates the parking lot from the church grounds and cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40228, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson County (Kentucky) Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Enid Yandell (1869-1934) / Renowned Woman Sculptor (approx. 8.6 miles away); Ruff Memorial Wheelmen's Bench / Cycle Carnival 1897
Pennsylvania Run Presbyterian Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, September 5, 2010
2. Pennsylvania Run Presbyterian Church and Cemetery Marker
This view shows the reverse side of the marker.
(approx. 9 miles away); Perryville Prelude (approx. 9.1 miles away); George Rogers Clark (approx. 9.4 miles away); The 32nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment Civil War Monument (approx. 9.8 miles away); Zachary Taylor National Cemetery (approx. 10.4 miles away); Zachary Taylor Home (approx. 10.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Louisville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Pennsylvania Run Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, September 5, 2010
3. Pennsylvania Run Presbyterian Church
This is the present-day church, built in 1840.
Pennsylvania Run Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, September 5, 2010
4. Pennsylvania Run Church Cemetery
This view shows part of the cemetery, just south of the church. This view is looking towards the west.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 983 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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