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

Presbyterian Church

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer Cemetery, the earliest public burying ground in Bowling Green, was established in 1811. The Presbyterian Church was later constituted on these grounds on April 9, 1819 by Rev. Joseph B. Lapsley (1779-1823). His remains are interred here at the site of the original pulpit. Worship moved to a new edifice, designed by architect Hugh Roland, in 1837.
 
Erected 2019 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2598.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 36° 59.804′ N, 86° 26.245′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is on College Street south of East 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 College Street, Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. College Street Commercial Development (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Residential Architecture
Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. Presbyterian Church Marker
(about 300 feet away); An African American Neighborhood (about 300 feet away); Standard Filling Station No. 1 (about 600 feet away); Modern Automotive District (about 700 feet away); Cecelia Memorial Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Civil War Defense Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Rifle Trench (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
 
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 35 times since then. 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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