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Scottsville in Allen County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church

 
 
Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church Marker (Side 1) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
1. Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church Marker (Side 1)
Inscription.  The Trammel Fork Church was founded in 1802 with seventy members. Elder John Hightower was first pastor. This church was instrumental in constituting ten area churches. The first meeting house was a log structure; church now occupies its third building, erected in 1909.

Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church - Mordecai Ham ordained by church, April 1, 1843, and preached here for many years. He also pastored many area churches. His son Tobias was pastor here, 1903-5; grandson Mordecai Jr. was evangelist at a 1934 North Carolina revival where evangelist Billy Graham was saved.

Presented by Members of Trammel Fork Church.
 
Erected 2002 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2081.)
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 1843.
 
Location. 36° 46.908′ N, 86° 17.153′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, Kentucky, in Allen
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County. Marker is on Pope Road (County Route 1332) 0.1 miles west of Jenny Lane, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 293 Pope Road, Scottsville KY 42164, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Union Church / M.J. Bonner (approx. 2.3 miles away); Preparing for Morgan's Cavalry (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Army’s Shopkeeper (approx. 5 miles away); Union Regiments at Scottsville (approx. 5 miles away); A City of Tents (approx. 5.1 miles away); Ebenezer Dumont (approx. 5.1 miles away); An Army in Crisis (approx. 5.1 miles away); An Army Restored (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church Marker (Side 2) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
2. Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church Marker (Side 2)
Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
3. Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
4. Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
5. Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 30, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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