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The First Christian Service in Kentucky

 
 
The First Christian Service in Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 10, 2022
1. The First Christian Service in Kentucky Marker
Inscription.  In pious and eternal commemoration of The First Christian Service in Kentucky attended by the pioneer founders of Transylvania and conducted by the Reverend John Lythe of the Church of England on this hallowed spot May 28, 1775.

Erected by popular subscription under the auspices of the Transylvanians.
 
Erected 1935 by Henderson, Kentucky.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is May 28, 1775.
 
Location. 37° 53.961′ N, 84° 15.966′ W. Marker is in Boonesboro, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Four Mile Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211-789 State Hwy 1924, Winchester KY 40391, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer National Monument Association (a few steps from this marker); "Divine Elm" (a few steps from this marker); Building Fort Boonesborough (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Boonesborough Revealed
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Revolutionary War on the Frontier (within shouting distance of this marker); A Frontier Kidnapping (within shouting distance of this marker); A Legacy Preserved (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonesboro.
 
The First Christian Service in Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 10, 2022
2. The First Christian Service in Kentucky Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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