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Mayfield in Graves County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Baptist Church

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 5, 2012
1. First Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized July 13, 1844, at home of J. B. Hurt, east of Mayfield, with 14 members. Elders Milton Wyman, Henry Richardson, Dennis Ray, Willis White and Hardeman Puryear composed its constituting council. First building erected in 1858; second, 1867. Both were located on East Broadway. Third structure built in 1901; present church, 1929. Last two occupied this site.
Funded by Inez Tinsley Bequest to First Baptisit Church
 
Erected by Inez Tinsley Bequest.
 
Location. 36° 44.436′ N, 88° 38.218′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, Kentucky, in Graves County. Marker is at the intersection of West South Street and South 8th Street (Kentucky Route 121), on the right when traveling east on West South Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 W South St, Mayfield KY 42066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Secession Abandoned (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Herschel H. Green (about 500 feet away); Two Successful Raids (approx. half a mile away); Wooldridge Monuments (approx. 0.6
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 5, 2012
2. First Baptist Church Marker
miles away); Fancy Farm / Centennial Picnic, Aug. 2, 1980 (approx. 9.4 miles away); St. Jerome Sesquicentennial / Elisha John Durbin, 1800-1887 (approx. 9.5 miles away); Feliciana (approx. 15.7 miles away).
 
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First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 5, 2012
3. First Baptist Church Marker
A.D. 1900 H.C. Roberts, Pastor
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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