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Mt. Union Church / M.J. Bonner

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
1. Mt. Union Church / M.J. Bonner Marker (Side 1)
Inscription.  
Mt. Union Church
Organized in 1864 under the name of Mulberry Hill General Baptist Church. In 1869 the original log building burned. The congregation rebuilt on present site, changed the name to Mt. Union. Thirteen churches were invited from Mt. Union to form Portland Association in 1921, making Mt. Union the mother church of two associations.

M.J. Bonner
Burial site about 65 feet east of here; born on Dec. 17, 1825 and died Nov. 21, 1907. Rev. Bonner organized the Mt. Union General Baptist Church which stands on these grounds. He is known as the founder of 3 associations: the Mt. Union, Green River Union, New Harmony Assoc. of Gen. Baptists.

Marker presented by Bonner Memorial Fund.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1117.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 48.586′ N, 86° 18.513′ W. Marker
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
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is in Scottsville, Kentucky, in Allen County. Marker is on Bowling Green Road 0.2 miles north of Whetstone Way, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8250 Bowling Green Road, Scottsville KY 42164, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); County Named, 1815 (approx. 7 miles away); Civil War Action (approx. 7 miles away); Jacksonian Hotel (approx. 7.6 miles away); Morgan in Scottsville (approx. 7.6 miles away); Scottsville Public Spring (approx. 7.7 miles away); Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church / Bethlehem Church (approx. 8.6 miles away); Jacob Skiles and Three Springs (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2019
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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