Florence in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South-Central)
Hopeful Lutheran Church
George Rouse donated an acre of land on which a cabin church was built in 1807. The present church stands on the same site. In 1813, Rev. William Carpenter became the first pastor. A Revolutionary War veteran, he served as pastor for twenty years. He was followed by Rev. Jacob Crigler, whose farm became present Hopeful Cemetery.
Erected 2012 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2368.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 39° 0.02′ N, 84° 39.525′ W. Marker is in Florence, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker is on Hopeful Church Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6430 Hopeful Church Rd, Florence KY 41042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish at Florence (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Hunt Morgan Escape Route (approx. 2.7 miles away); Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Timberlake (approx. 3.4 miles away); Erlanger Depot / Erlanger Proper Subdivision (approx. 3.4 miles away); Erlanger Depot (approx. 3½ miles away); George Speri Sperti (1900-1991) / Boonetucky Farm (approx. 3.7 miles away); Historic Burlington, KY (approx. 4 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.