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

Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church

 
 
Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Congregation organized in 1818 as Methodist Episcopal Church at home of Richard Barnes, a tanner. First meeting house later built beside his home on S. Jefferson St. Became M.E. Church, South, 1845, when national church split over slavery. Renamed to honor Benjamin Ogden, first minister appointed to western Ky. and Tenn. by Bishop Asbury.

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The first meeting house of Ogden Memorial was on South Jefferson Street. Several other evangelical denominations were organized there. The second building was erected in 1878 on South Seminary Street between Main and Washington. The present edifice, honoring Benjamin Ogden, erected 1928-29.
Presented by Mary McCamey Smith.

 
Erected 1993 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1932.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 6.583′ N, 87° 53.083′ W. Marker is in Princeton, Kentucky, in Caldwell County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 62) east of South Cave Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 West Main Street, Princeton KY 42445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church Marker (reverse)
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Princeton First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Educational Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Black Patch War (about 800 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 800 feet away); County Named, 1809 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. mile away); Shandy Hall (Princeton) (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Shandy Hall (Princeton) (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church
The view east on the one-way Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
4. The view east on the one-way Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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