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Elizabethtown in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Severns Valley Baptist Church

 
 
Severns Valley Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
1. Severns Valley Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  The oldest continuing Baptist congregation west of Allegheny Mts., organized June 17, 1781, near Hynes Station. Preceded by log structures, this edifice completed, 1834, by John Y. Hill. Sold to First Baptist Church, 1897, and services held until 1974, except when USA soldiers used building as hospital, 1865. Listed on National Register of Historic Places, 1974.
 
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1621.)
 
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.
 
Location. 37° 41.677′ N, 85° 51.474′ W. Marker is in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is on West Poplar Street just west of Cherry Alley, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 W Poplar St, Elizabethtown KY 42701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brown-Pusey House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commodore Joshua Barney / First Brick House
Severns Valley Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
2. Severns Valley Baptist Church Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Battle of Elizabethtown (about 400 feet away); The Cannonball (about 500 feet away); Hardin County (about 500 feet away); Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln (about 500 feet away); General Custer Here (about 600 feet away); Bell from the Courthouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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