Carrollton in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1981 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 893.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
Location. 38° 41.492′ N, 85° 8.49′ W. Marker is in Carrollton, Kentucky, in Carroll County. Marker is on Highland Avenue (U.S. 42) east of Martin Road (Route 2350), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2603 Highland Ave, Carrollton KY 41008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Masterson House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carrollton The Price of Freedom (approx. 1.7 miles away); Col. Percival Pierce Butler (approx. 1.9 miles away); General William Orlando Butler (approx. 1.9 miles away); Home of Gen. Butler (approx. 2.2 miles away); World War I & World War II Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carrollton.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for The Traveling Church. “Seeking religious freedom and economic opportunity, in 1781 Rev. Lewis Craig led a group numbering perhaps five or six hundred people known as ‘The Travelling Church’ composed of a core comprised by a majority of the Baptist congregation of Lewis’ Upper Spottsylvania church, along with other settlers joining in, to the area of Virginia known as Kentucky County, present-day Kentucky.” (Submitted on July 2, 2019.)
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