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Mayfield in Graves County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 20, 2021
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  Mayfield's oldest church, First Presbyterian, was founded ca. 1832 as Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Joined Presbyterian Church USA in 1906. Members have included Mayfield founder John Anderson and Congressmen Lucian Anderson (1863-65), William V. Gregory (1927-36), and Noble J. Gregory (1937-59).
Presented by First Presbyterian Church.

 
Erected 2005 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2187.)
 
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 1832.
 
Location. 36° 44.505′ N, 88° 38.347′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, Kentucky, in Graves County. Marker is on West Broadway west of North 9th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 West Broadway, Mayfield KY 42066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Named, 1823 (approx.
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 20, 2021
2. First Presbyterian Church Marker
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0.2 miles away); Colonel Herschel H. Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); Secession Abandoned (approx. 0.2 miles away); Graves County Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Operation Desert Storm (approx. Ό mile away); Daniel R. Merritt (1833-1907) (approx. Ό mile away); Two Successful Raids (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Jul. 1, 2022