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Adairville in Logan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Boyhood Home, 1793-1802

 
 
Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 Marker
Inscription.  Rev. Peter Cartwright, 1785-1872. A dedicated itinerant Methodist preacher in Kentucky for 22 years. Saved from "sins of his youth" and “licensed to exhort" during the Great Revival of 1800. Ordained 1808. He was presiding elder for 50 years and delegate to 13 General Conferences. Moved to Illinois in 1824. Defeated by Abraham Lincoln in race for Congress, 1847.
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1334.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 36° 40.109′ N, 86° 51.782′ W. Marker is in Adairville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Schley Road (Kentucky Route 591) and Oma Butt Road, on the right when traveling east on Schley Road. Located at the Greenwood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Schley Road, Adairville KY 42202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson-Dickinson Duel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dromgoole's Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tennessee / Kentucky (approx. 2 miles away in Tennessee); Red River Meeting House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of The Red River Meeting House (approx. 4½ miles away); Brodnax-Conn House (approx. 5.3 miles away); Virgil Munday Chapman (approx. 9.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Widow (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adairville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Restoration Movement on Peter Cartwright. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Peter Cartwright. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 Marker at the Greenwood Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 Marker at the Greenwood Cemetery.
Methodist clergyman Peter Cartwright. image. Click for full size.
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3. Methodist clergyman Peter Cartwright.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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