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Near Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Providence Church

 
 
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By Robert H. Moore, II, August 16, 2009
1. Old Providence Church Marker
Inscription. Daniel Boone attended, Squire, Jr., Samuel, and Mary Boone baptized here. Church name changed, 1790, from Howard's Creek to Providence. William Bush, a member of Boone's second Ky. expedition, built the present stone structure of native limestone. United Baptists formed here, 1801. Building was passed to Negro Baptists, 1870. Restored after slight fire damage, 1949.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1068.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 56.135′ N, 84° 14.076′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of Boonesboro Road (Kentucky Route 627) and Old Stone Church Road, on the right when traveling south on Boonesboro Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester KY 40391, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Richard Callaway / First Ferry in Kentucky (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fort Boonesborough (approx. 3.3 miles away); Defending the Kentucky River (approx. 3.4 miles away); Three Confederate Raids
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By John Desaulniers, Jr., March 24, 2010
2. Old Providence Church Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Thomas B. Brooks, Army Engineer (approx. 3.4 miles away); A Defensive Strategy (approx. 3.4 miles away); An Unrealized Plan (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Quest for Land (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Old Providence Church. Contributed by Mary Hatton for the Clark County KyGenWeb site. (Submitted on December 9, 2009.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.Notable PersonsNotable Places
 
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By Robert H. Moore, II, August 16, 2009
3. Old Providence Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,194 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on May 18, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. Photos:   1. submitted on December 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.   2. submitted on May 18, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa.   3. submitted on December 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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