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Adairville in Logan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of The Red River Meeting House

A Kentucky Shrine

 
 
Site of The Red River Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay
1. Site of The Red River Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  
First frontier church south and west of Green River, organized between 1785 and 1789 in a log building, as
"A Society of Presbyterians"

Here began
The Great Revival of 1800.

World renowned, it reached its height with thousands attending on the third Sunday in June. The Rev. James McGready, minister and leader and here assembled
The First Camp-Meeting
in Christendom

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
 
Location. 36° 43.248′ N, 86° 48.885′ W. Marker is in Adairville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker can be reached from Schochoh Road (County Road 663) 0.1 miles west of Wheeley Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3008 Schochoh Rd, Adairville KY 42202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brodnax-Conn House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Red River Meeting House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Jackson-Dickinson Duel (approx. 4.3 miles away); Dromgoole's Station
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(approx. 4˝ miles away); Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 (approx. 4˝ miles away); Virgil Munday Chapman (approx. 5 miles away); Tennessee / Kentucky (approx. 6 miles away in Tennessee); James Bowie Birth Site / 1869 "Cut-Off"/Bowie Land (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adairville.
 
Site of The Red River Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay
2. Site of The Red River Meeting House Marker
Replica of The Red River Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay
3. Replica of The Red River Meeting House
Interior of the replica of The Red River Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay
4. Interior of the replica of The Red River Meeting House
Interior of the replica of The Red River Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay
5. Interior of the replica of The Red River Meeting House
Red River Meeting House Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay
6. Red River Meeting House Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 28, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia.   6. submitted on October 8, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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