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Near Edmonton in Metcalfe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dripping Springs

 
 
Dripping Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Dripping Springs Marker
Inscription. Organized as Baptist "Sinks of Beaver Creek," 1789, at William Blakely home. Services continuous since first building about 1799, log cabin. In 1874, hand dressed yellow poplar structure replaced original. Present building erected in 1961. Name changed, but same organization continued. Over the years members have withdrawn to form other churches in the area.
 
Erected 2007 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1118.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 0.277′ N, 85° 43.937′ W. Marker is near Edmonton, Kentucky, in Metcalfe County. Marker is at the intersection of Glasgow Road (Kentucky Route 80) and Dripping Springs Church Road, on the right when traveling east on Glasgow Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Glasgow Road, Edmonton KY 42129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. Robert Stockton (approx. 4.4 miles away); Civil War Skirmish (approx. 4.7 miles away); William Henry Newman (approx. 6.9 miles away); County Named, 1860
Dripping Springs United Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Dripping Springs United Baptist Church
Established 1798
Marker is behind church sign.
(approx. 6.9 miles away); Metcalfe County War Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Founder of Edmonton (approx. 6.9 miles away); Savoyard (approx. 7.5 miles away); Discovery of Sulphur Well / Beula Villa Hotel (approx. 8.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Edmonton.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
View of area looking west on KY-80. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. View of area looking west on KY-80.
Church & marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
4. Church & marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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