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

Gasper River Meeting House

 
 
Gasper River Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Gasper River Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  One of three churches of Rev. James McGready, a Presbyterian minister, in Logan County-Gasper River, Muddy River, and Red River-around which the great frontier revival of 1797 to 1805 began.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 170.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
 
Location. 36° 53.127′ N, 86° 39.674′ W. Marker is near South Union, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is on Bowling Green Road (U.S. 68) near Cave Springs Road (State Route 73), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bowling Green Road, Auburn KY 42206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Shaker Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1917 Store and Post Office (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1869 Shaker Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of 1816 Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of 1856 Post Office
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of 1841 Trustees Office (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of 1824 Cistern (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of 1818 Meeting House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Union.
 
Also see . . .  The Cumberland Presbyterian on the Gasper River Meeting House & marker. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Gasper River Meeting House Marker looking east on U.S. Highway 68. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Gasper River Meeting House Marker looking east on U.S. Highway 68.
The view west on Bowling Green Road towards Auburn. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. The view west on Bowling Green Road towards Auburn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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