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Rockfield in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Providence Knob Baptist Church

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2019
1. Providence Knob Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Oldest Missionary Baptist Church in Warren Assoc., it was organized in Sept. 1804 with nine members. Five churches in Bowling Green and Warren Co. have formed from the parent church, including First Baptist Church of Bowling Green, 1818. Two associations formed here: Gasper River-1812; Clear Fork-1860. Present building erected in 1852. Presented by Providence Knob Baptist Church.
 
Erected 1995 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1954.)
 
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.
 
Location. 36° 55.896′ N, 86° 32.646′ W. Marker is in Rockfield, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on Browning Providence Road (Kentucky Route 1083), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockfield KY 42274, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Command Organized (approx. 4.2 miles away); Tourist Court
Providence Knob Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2019
2. Providence Knob Baptist Church Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Lost River Cave and Valley (approx. 4.2 miles away); Protecting A Natural Treasure (approx. 4.2 miles away); Lost River Cave & Valley (approx. 4.3 miles away); Civil War Camps (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lost River Blue Holes, Trees, Wild Flowers And Quarrying Ruins (approx. 4.3 miles away); William Taylor Runner Roadside Park (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
Providence Knob Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2019
3. Providence Knob Baptist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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