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Near Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cedar Creek Baptist

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
1. Cedar Creek Baptist Marker
Inscription. (Side A)
One mile south, site of The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church, second Baptist church consituted in Ky., July 5, 1781, fifth anniversary of Declaration of Independence. Pioneer settlers of nearby Rogers Station, 1780, Col. James Rogers, first judge, Nelson Co., Atkinson Hill, Judge James Slaughter, and Mathew, William, Jonathan Rogers among founders of the church.

(Side B)
First pastor, 1781, was Reverend Joseph Barnett, assisted by John Garrard. They were followed in about 1785 by Rev. Joshua Morris, who served the church many years. First structure was a log cabin replaced by brick when Peter Able and Saml. Ross, trustees, secured two and one-half acres from John Troutman in 1856. Additions to the brick building, 1949, 1962.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1078.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 48.526′ N, 85° 32.553′ W. Marker is near Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of Boston Road (U.S. 62) and Bellwood Road (State Road 733), on the left when traveling west on Boston Road. Touch for map
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
2. Cedar Creek Baptist Marker
. Marker is in this post office area: Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rogers Station, 1780 (approx. half a mile away); The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Skirmish at Rolling Fork (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Talbott Tavern (approx. 4.1 miles away); Successful Surgery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Benedict Joseph Flaget (approx. 4.1 miles away); Confederates Here/Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat in Kentucky (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Harrison-Smith House (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
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Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
3. Cedar Creek Baptist Marker
Looking east toward marker from Hugh Ice Loop. Signs for intersection with KY Road 733 can be seen.
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
4. Cedar Creek Baptist Church
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
5. Cedar Creek Baptist Church
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
6. Cedar Creek Baptist Church
 
 
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