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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lottie Moon (1840-1912)

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
1. Lottie Moon (1840-1912) Marker
Inscription.  This dynamic Southern Baptist missionary spent almost forty years (1873-1912) teaching and ministering in China. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Danville, 1868-71, and taught at Caldwell Female Institute, later a part of Centre College. Lottie Moon's life inspired Christmas offering for Baptist foreign missions; fund named for her, 1918.
 
Erected 1981 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1705.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 37° 40.088′ N, 84° 47.468′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on North Danville Bypass (Bypass Route 127) 0.2 miles north of Lannock Drive, on the right when traveling north. Marker in front of First Baptist Church Danville. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1570 North Danville Bypass, Danville KY 40422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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By Tom Bosse, July 6, 2019
2. Lottie Moon (1840-1912) Marker
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are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Governor Owsley Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Centre College (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sinking Spring (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell, 1771-1830 / McDowell-Crawford Surgery (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Todd Stuart, 1807-1885 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); C.S.A. 1861 - 1865 (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Crop / Hemp in Kentucky (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Also see . . .  Lottie Moon. (Submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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3. Lottie Moon (1840-1912)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2. submitted on January 9, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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