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Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Historic Land

 
 
Historic Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
1. Historic Land Marker
Inscription. The land upon which Pleasant Green Baptist Church stands was conveyed in 1822 by Dr. Frederick Ridgely, a white surgeon in Lexington, to trustees Harry Quills, Benjamin Admon, and Solomon Walker, all slaves, for purpose of erecting an African church. From date of deed, black congregation has continued to worship at this site.
 
Erected 1987 by Kentucky Historical Department, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1806.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 2.854′ N, 84° 30.367′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of West Maxwell Street (U.S. 60) and Patterson Street, on the right when traveling east on West Maxwell Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 540 West Maxwell Street, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Race Course (approx. 0.2 miles away); Todd House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town Branch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mary Todd Lincoln House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Burying Ground
Historic Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
2. Historic Land Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Methodism in Lexington / First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lexington (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Inauguration (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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