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Harrodsburg in Mercer County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Harrodsburg Baptist Church

 
 
Harrodsburg Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Harrodsburg Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  This historic congregation was organized in 1839 by Dr. William Vaughn and worshipped in the Old Republican Meeting House located behind this structure and facing the Courthouse. The present building was completed in 1961.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 21.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.586′ N, 84° 50.622′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Main Street just south of West Office Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 South Main Street, Harrodsburg KY 40330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrodsburg Christian Church (a few steps from this marker); United Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named / Mercer County (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel George Morgan Chinn, USMC / Weapons Expert
Harrodsburg Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Harrodsburg Baptist Church Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Mercer County Jail (about 300 feet away); Mercer County Before Kentucky Became a State (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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