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

United Methodist Church and Parsonage

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. United Methodist Church and Parsonage Marker
Inscription.  Reconstructed in 1940 on the foundations of the 1840 and 1889 Methodist Church after a devastating fire. Has original bell from the first church. The congregation has been meeting here since 1828. The circa 1840 Greek Revival house is the oldest continually inhabited Methodist parsonage west of the Alleghenies. Church and parsonage housed the wounded following the Civil War Battle of Perryville.
 
Erected by James Harrod Trust. (Marker Number 30.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, Harrodsburg, James Harrod Trust series list.
 
Location. 37° 45.698′ N, 84° 50.675′ W. Marker is in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Chiles Street north of West Poplar Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120-128 South Chiles 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. The Home of Rebecca Hart (a few steps from this marker); William McBride House
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. United Methodist Church and Parsonage Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. A. D. Price House (within shouting distance of this marker); White Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); A General's Prayer (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawyer’s Row (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morgan Row - 1807 (about 400 feet away); The Mansion of the Pioneer Memorial State Park (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrodsburg.
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
3. United Methodist Church and Parsonage Marker
 
 
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 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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