Flippin in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Famous Tree / Indian Creek Church
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1394.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 484 Flippin Lamb Road, Tompkinsville, KY 42167, Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fraim Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Camp Anderson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Daniel Boone Was Here (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pikesville (approx. 1.3 miles away); Free-Town Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fountain Run World War I & World War II Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gamaliel Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Gamaliel (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flippin.
Also see . . .
1. Flippin, Kentucky (Wikipedia). (Submitted on January 6, 2019, by C. R. Arterburn of Bowling Green, Kentucky.)
2. Famous Tree/Indian Creek Church. The Story of the Biggest Tree; Rand McNally Handbook of the World’s Columbian Exposition, Excerpted; Famous Tree/Indian Creek Church Historical Marker (this old marker since replaced due to auto collision damage) (Arterburn, Charles R. Elzia and Elizabeth Douglass Arterburn of Monroe County, Kentucky. Miscellanea . Lexington, Ky: C. Arterburn, 2010.) (Submitted on January 6, 2019, by C. R. Arterburn of Bowling Green, Kentucky.)
1. Indian Creek Missionary Baptist Church
Indian Creek Missionary Baptist Church was first organized in 1835 as the United Baptist Church of Christ at Indian Creek, and incorporated as the United Baptist Church at Indian Creek by an Act of the General Assembly, January 22, 1867, upon application of D. E. Downing, Ellis Riggs, and J. M. Neal.
(Kentucky. Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. . Chapter 1051, p. 57.
Landrum, Alta. History of Indian Creek Missionary Baptist Church. 1976.
Indian Creek Baptist Church. Minutes. Unpublished manuscripts. 1835- )
— Submitted January 6, 2019, by C. R. Arterburn of Bowling Green, Kentucky.
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