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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Buckhorn in Perry County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Murdoch of Buckhorn

Murdoch of Buckhorn Marker image. Click for full size.
October 10, 2010
1. Murdoch of Buckhorn Marker
Inscription.  Harvey Short Murdoch, 1871-1935, came from Brooklyn, N.Y. and, as Field Secretary of E. O. Guerrant’s Society of Soul Winners founded Witherspoon College, 1902. Became Presbyterian Child Welfare Agency. Log Cathedral built 1907. Murdoch was pastor until his death. “To Buckhorn and Eastern Kentucky he brought a love for baseball, for education and for God.”
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 682.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
Location. 37° 20.847′ N, 83° 28.559′ W. Marker is in Buckhorn, Kentucky, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 29 and Buckhorn Lane, on the left when traveling east on State Route 29. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buckhorn KY 41721, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sam and Nola of Morris Fork
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Oneida Baptist Institute (approx. 11 miles away); Chief Red Bird (approx. 13½ miles away); John Gilbert, Sr. Memorial Highway (approx. 13½ miles away); Mary Breckinridge (approx. 13.9 miles away); Mothers and Babies (approx. 14 miles away); Leslie County (approx. 14 miles away); Redbud Capital of the World (approx. 14 miles away).
Murdoch of Buckhorn Marker image. Click for full size.
October 10, 2010
2. Murdoch of Buckhorn Marker
Buckhorn Log Cathedral image. Click for full size.
October 10, 2010
3. Buckhorn Log Cathedral
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2010. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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