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Near Centerville in Bourbon County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Centerville Baptist Church

 
 
Centerville Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2021
1. Centerville Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  

Established in 1867 under Rev. Thomas Gant after members left the fellowship of First Baptist Church, Paris, Rev. Elisha Green, pastor. Current church structure of wood mold brick built in 1904. Membership includes descendants of the original congregation.
Given by C.M.B.C. members, Project 2007
& the Ky. African American Heritage Comm.

 
Erected 2005 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2178.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 38° 13.12′ N, 84° 23.442′ W. Marker is near Centerville, Kentucky, in Bourbon County. Marker is on Russell Cave Road (Kentucky Route 353) 0.1 miles south of Centerville Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 246 Russell Cave Road, Paris KY 40361, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Frankfort & Cincinnati Railroad / The Depot Centreville - Stop 32 (approx. ¼ mile away); Townsend Springs Farm (approx. 1.9 miles away); Johnston's Inn (approx. 2.2 miles away); Silas Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hopewell (approx. 5.6 miles away); New Zion (approx. 6 miles away); Miller's Run Historic District (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
Centerville Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2021
2. Centerville Baptist Church and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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