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Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ferguson Chapel Site

 
 
Ferguson Chapel Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 22, 2018
1. Ferguson Chapel Site Marker
Inscription.  Three miles north is site of first church in area, erected ca. 1792 under Joseph Ferguson's leadership. He led Methodist movement after settling in Nelson Co. Church was nucleus around which Salt River circuit was formed. Original log structure replaced by brick, 1816, and by larger building, 1844. Old site abandoned, 1908, and church at Woodlawn built 3/4 mi. beyond.
 
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1066.)
 
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 1792.
 
Location. 37° 47.083′ N, 85° 24.05′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of Springfield Road (U.S. 150) and Poplar Flat Road (State Highway 605), on the right when traveling north on Springfield Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4321 Springfield Rd, Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Federal Hill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Wickland
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(approx. 3˝ miles away); My Old Kentucky Home (approx. 3.8 miles away); Austin Hubbard (Narcissa) House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Washington County (approx. 3.9 miles away); Alexander Walters (1858-1917) (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bardstown's First Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Union Church (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Ferguson Chapel Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 22, 2018
2. Ferguson Chapel Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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