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Near Philpot in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bethabara Baptist Church

 
 
Bethabara Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. Bethabara Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  This congregation was organized on Oct. 5, 1825, in log house. New meeting house, on the site of present cemetery, built 1832. Current brick church erected in 1854, with clay from the original site. Six churches have grown from Bethabara: Macedonia, Sugar Grove, Hopewell, Karn's Grove, Friendship, and Dawson.
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways; Presented by Bethabara Baptist Church. (Marker Number 1873.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 41.847′ N, 86° 59.777′ W. Marker is near Philpot, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 142 and Millers Mill Road (State Highway 762), on the right when traveling north on State Highway 142. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2946 KY 142, Philpot KY 42366, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daviess County (approx. 5.4 miles away);
Bethabara Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. Bethabara Baptist Church Marker
Pleasant Point Missionary Baptist Church / Pleasant Point Missionary Baptist Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); Algernon Sidney Thruston (approx. 7.3 miles away); Leonard Knott Homestead / Knottsville, Kentucky (approx. 7.4 miles away); Sassafras Tree (approx. 7˝ miles away); This Marks the Spot Where (approx. 7˝ miles away); Panther Creek Battle (approx. 7˝ miles away); George Mason (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bethabara Baptist Church. From the Kentucky Historical Society's Explore KY History project. (Submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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