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

Boyhood Home, 1793-1802

 
 
Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 Marker
Inscription. Rev. Peter Cartwright, 1785-1872. A dedicated itinerant Methodist preacher in Kentucky for 22 years. Saved from "sins of his youth" and “licensed to exhort" during the Great Revival of 1800. Ordained 1808. He was presiding elder for 50 years and delegate to 13 General Conferences. Moved to Illinois in 1824. Defeated by Abraham Lincoln in race for Congress, 1847.
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1334.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 40.109′ N, 86° 51.782′ W. Marker is in Adairville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Schley Road (Kentucky Route 591) and Oma Butt Road, on the right when traveling east on Schley Road. Touch for map. Located at the Greenwood Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: Schley Road, Adairville KY 42202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson-Dickinson Duel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dromgoole's Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tennessee / Kentucky (approx. 2 miles away
Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 Marker at the Greenwood Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 Marker at the Greenwood Cemetery.
in Tennessee); Red River Meeting House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Widow (approx. 10.7 miles away); Camp Cheatham (approx. 10.9 miles away in Tennessee); Springfield Historic District (approx. 11.1 miles away in Tennessee); Springfield (approx. 11.1 miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adairville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Restoration Movement on Peter Cartwright. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Peter Cartwright. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Methodist clergyman Peter Cartwright. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
3. Methodist clergyman Peter Cartwright.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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