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Midway in Woodford County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pilgrim Baptist Church

 
 
Pilgrim Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Pilgrim Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  This church was organized on the second Sunday in January 1872 by Reverend James Knox Polk and 16 charter members. Rev. Polk was pastor for 47 years until his death in 1918. First church located on Parrish St. (now Walnut St.) and converted to African American school. Present church built in 1892 on this site. Membership was over 900 at one time.
 
Erected 2007 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2239.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 8.801′ N, 84° 41.08′ W. Marker is in Midway, Kentucky, in Woodford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Stephens Street and South Gratz Street, on the right when traveling east on East Stephens Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Stephens Street, Midway KY 40347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Matthew A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Christian Church, Midway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Midway Christian Church
The Pilgrim Baptist Church & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. The Pilgrim Baptist Church & Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Dudley Brown / Noted Horseman (approx. mile away); Morgan at Midway (approx. mile away); "Sue Mundy" Here (approx. mile away); Midway Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); Midway (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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