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Near Crofton in Christian County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Universalist Church

 
 
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 30, 2021
1. Universalist Church Marker
Inscription.  Near this site, the Consolation Universalist Church was organized by a traveling preacher, Wm. Lowe, in home of James E. Clark in May, 1819. It was first Universalist Church organized west of Allegheny Mountains. Early ministers were: L. T. Brasher, J. E. McCord, D. M. Wooldridge, W. E. McCord, Joab Clark and L. M. Pope.
 
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation; presented by the Kentucky Universalists. (Marker Number 1625.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1862.
 
Location. 37° 1.815′ N, 87° 34.896′ W. Marker is near Crofton, Kentucky, in Christian County. Marker is on Dawson Springs Road (Kentucky Route 109) north of Consolation Loop, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13603 Dawson Springs Road, Crofton KY 42217, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker,
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measured as the crow flies. Cerulean Springs / Cerulean Springs Hotel (approx. 8.4 miles away); Ranger Leader Blinded (approx. 10.4 miles away); Skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads (approx. 10.4 miles away); The Night Rider Movement (approx. 11.2 miles away); Dawson Springs (approx. 11.3 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 11˝ miles away); Round Table Literary Park (approx. 11˝ miles away); Famous Prophet (approx. 12 miles away).
 
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 30, 2021
2. Universalist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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