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Princeton in Caldwell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Preacher to Pioneers

 
 
Preacher to Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Preacher to Pioneers Marker
Inscription. Bishop Asbury named two itinerant Methodist preachers to Kentucky in 1786. One, Rev. Benjamin Ogden, had dedicated himself to religion after the Revolution. He preached in what is now Ky. and Tenn. area. While inspiring countless pioneers, he endured a lifetime of sacrifice and suffering. Born in New Jersey in 1764, he died here in 1834. Monument, gravesite .3 mile east.
 
Erected 1969 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1278.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 4.922′ N, 87° 54.083′ W. Marker is in Princeton, Kentucky, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jefferson Street (Kentucky Route 293) and Dogwood Lane, on the right on South Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Jefferson Street, Princeton KY 42445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Tears (approx. 2.1 miles away); Shandy Hall (Princeton) (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); a
Preacher to Pioneers Marker looking towards downtown Princeton. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Preacher to Pioneers Marker looking towards downtown Princeton.
different marker also named Shandy Hall (Princeton) (approx. 2.1 miles away); Princeton First Baptist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Historic Educational Site (approx. 2.1 miles away); Black Patch War (approx. 2.1 miles away); County Named, 1809 (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Regarding Preacher to Pioneers. Cemetery is located between between 204 & 208 Dogwood Lane.
 
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Looking south westerly on Jefferson Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. Looking south westerly on Jefferson Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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