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Near Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Union Church

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. Old Union Church Marker
Inscription.  Legislative Act of 1795 gave right to 200 acres for each settler in Green River country. This brought many from Carolinas. Among them were Baptists, two preachers, who constituted Union Church in 1795. John Hightower first pastor served until 1813. Meeting house shared with other denominations. Services thru Civil War while most did not. Present building erected in 1866.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1063.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.782′ N, 86° 26.237′ W. Marker is near Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on Old Union Church Road 0.1 miles west of Matlock Old Union Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 714 Old Union Church Road, Bowling Green KY 42104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of
Old Union Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. Old Union Church Marker
this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Skiles and Three Springs (approx. 4.8 miles away); Northrop T-38A(N) Talon (approx. 5 miles away); Lockheed T-33A-5 Shooting Star (approx. 5 miles away); McDonnell-Douglas F-4D Phantom II (approx. 5.1 miles away); Grumman F9F-5 Panther (approx. 5.1 miles away); General Dynamics F-111F (approx. 5.1 miles away); Preparing for Morgan's Cavalry (approx. 6.6 miles away); McFadin's Station / Cumberland Trace (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
Also see . . .  Old Union Missionary Baptist Church. From Explore Kentucky History. (Submitted on November 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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