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Dry Ridge in Grant County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Old Church on the Dry Ridge

 
 
The Old Church on the Dry Ridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 23, 2021
1. The Old Church on the Dry Ridge Marker
Inscription.  Organized 1791 as Baptist Church by Elders Lewis Corban and John Conner. Indians threatened early services. Squire Boone preached here, 1798. Reorganized in 1826 as Williamstown Particular Baptist Church by William. Conrad, imprisoned as Confederate sympathizer, 1864; pastor 54 yrs. Present building erected, 1892. Affiliated with Presbyterian Church in 1975.
 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1560.)
 
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 1791.
 
Location. 38° 41.007′ N, 84° 35.472′ W. Marker is in Dry Ridge, Kentucky, in Grant County. Marker is on Warsaw Avenue west of North Main Street (U.S. 25), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Warsaw Ave, Dry Ridge KY 41035, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Williamstown Raid (approx. 3.6 miles away);
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Grant County (approx. 3.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); A Civil War Reprisal (approx. 4.2 miles away); An Indian Massacre (approx. 7.3 miles away); Walton CCC Camp Bean Ridge (approx. 12.6 miles away); Walton-Verona Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.7 miles away); Walton Vernona Purple Heart Monument (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
The Old Church on the Dry Ridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 23, 2021
2. The Old Church on the Dry Ridge Marker
Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 23, 2021
3. Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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