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Richwood in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Richwood Presbyterian Church

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, April 30, 2019
1. Richwood Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  Services have been held by this old church continuously since it was founded in 1834 by Joseph Cabell Harrison, first pastor. He and cousin John Breckinridge in 1824 founded early religious paper in Ky. A cousin of Pres. William H. Harrison. Pastor's wife, Sophia Rice Harrison, a granddaughter of David Rice, father of Presbyterian Church in Ky. Harrisons buried here.
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1387.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.952′ N, 84° 39.153′ W. Marker is in Richwood, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 338 and Richwood Church Road, on the right when traveling west on Route 338. Just past intersection of KY 338 with Chambers Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walton KY 41094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major John P. Gaines (approx. 0.4 miles away); Skirmish at Snow’s Pond
Richwood Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 30, 2019
2. Richwood Presbyterian Church Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Boone County, 1798 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Walton CCC Camp Bean Ridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Hunt Morgan Escape Route (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mary Draper Ingles (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky (approx. 5.2 miles away); Big Bone Lick (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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