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Near Hopkinsville in Christian County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Church Hill Grange House

 
 
Church Hill Grange House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
1. Church Hill Grange House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1878 by the Grange. Used ever since for public meetings. Kentucky's first farm cooperative, the Church Hill Grange operated a livestock market here. Leading this pioneer cooperative were two Christian County farmers, Winston J. Davie, first Ky. Commissioner of Agriculture, 1876-79, and his brother Montgomery Davie, Master of the Kentucky Grange.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society; Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1179.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & ReligionFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 36° 47.992′ N, 87° 34.492′ W. Marker is near Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in Christian County. Marker is on Cox Mill Road (State Highway 695) 0.3 miles south of Pierce Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7550 Cox Mill Road, Hopkinsville KY 42240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this
Church Hill Grange House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
2. Church Hill Grange House Marker
The Grange house is in the background.
marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (approx. 4.4 miles away); U.S. Vice President (approx. 5.1 miles away); Genoa (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bethel College (approx. 6.3 miles away); No-Tillage Farming (approx. 6.4 miles away); Charles S. Morehead, 1802-1868 (approx. 6.4 miles away); Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 6.4 miles away); Mary Edmunds Bronaugh (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopkinsville.
 
Also see . . .  Asset Detail | Church Hill Grange Hall (PDF). National Register of Historical Places registration form and accompanying photographs. (Submitted on October 26, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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