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Hardinsburg in Breckinridge County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. Romuald Church

 
 
St. Romuald Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
1. St. Romuald Church Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1810 by Fr. Charles Nerinckx, a Catholic missionary from Belgium. It is the oldest parish remaining at one location in the Diocese of Owensboro. Original 3 acres of land donated by Zachariah Mattingly. First log church built in 1810; second church built in 1841, outgrown by congregation; third and present church built between 1897-1900.
 
Erected 2010 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2329.)
 
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
 
Location. 37° 47.188′ N, 86° 27.76′ W. Marker is in Hardinsburg, Kentucky, in Breckinridge County. Marker is on North Main Street (State Road 259), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 394 KY-259, Hardinsburg KY 40143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.4 miles away); County Named, 1799 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Breckinridge County War War I Honor Roll
St. Romuald Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 14, 2020
2. St. Romuald Church Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shelter for Lincolns (approx. 0.9 miles away); Joseph Holt (approx. 7.1 miles away); First Coal Oil (approx. 10 miles away); Lincoln Family Trail (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hardinsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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