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

The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
1. The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized July 4, 1781, as Cedar Creek Baptist Society. Constituted by Joseph Barnett, first pastor. Assisted by John Gerrard and John Whitaker. Early members and trustees included Col. James Rogers, Atkinson Hill, Evan Williams, Anthony Foster and others from nearly Rogers Fort.

Land for first log church deeded by William and Nelly Abell, located on Beech Fork River at the mouth of Cedar Creek.

Hosted the Salem Association in 1786.

1827 second log church built opposite present church under direction of trustees William Abell, James Rogers and Daniel Brown.

Present church built 1854 by Matthew Jupin and James M. Brown, using brick made on second church lot across the road. Supervised by John Troutman, B. Summers and building committee: Samuel Ross, Peter Abell, Reason Barnes, Robert Wortham and Gideon Barnes.

This plaque to honor the 200th anniversary of this pioneer church. Dedicated October 11, 1981.
 
Erected 1981.
 
Location. 37° 47.903′ N, 85° 32.687′ W. Marker is near Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is on Bellwood Road (State Road 733) mile south of Boston Road (U.S. 62), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
2. The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church and Marker
is on the porch of church, located at 754 Bellwood Road. 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. Cedar Creek Baptist (approx. mile away); Rogers Station, 1780 (approx. one mile away); Skirmish at Rolling Fork (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Talbott Tavern (approx. 4.3 miles away); Successful Surgery (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Harrison-Smith House (approx. 4.3 miles away); Benedict Joseph Flaget (approx. 4.3 miles away); Confederates Here/Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat in Kentucky (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  First Cedar Creek Baptist Church. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable BuildingsNotable EventsSettlements & Settlers
 
The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 13, 2010
3. The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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