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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Presbyterian Church

 
 
Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
1. Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. One of three founded, 1784, by Reverend David Rice; earliest of this denomination west of Alleghenies. Here worshipped: James G. Birney, whose presidential candidacy in 1844 caused defeat of Henry Clay; John C. Breckinridge, whose 1860 candidacy resulted in election of Lincoln; Samuel D. Burchard, whose "Rum, Romanism and Rebellion" defeated James G. Blaine in 1884.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 754.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 38.767′ N, 84° 46.656′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 150), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. East of Centre College. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 West Main Street, Danville KY 40422, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Todd Stuart, 1807-1885 (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Ephraim McDowell, 1771-1830/McDowell-Crawford Surgery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ephraim McDowell House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell House
Presbyterian Church Marker in Danville, KY image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
2. Presbyterian Church Marker in Danville, KY
Photo taken looking east on W. Main Street, church is on the right.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Walker Daniel (approx. 0.4 miles away); African American Business District - Doric Lodge No. 18 (F. & A.M.-P.H.A.) (approx. 0.4 miles away); First USCT Recruits at Camp Nelson (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
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Presbyterian Church Marker Danville, KY image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
3. Presbyterian Church Marker Danville, KY
Marker is across the street from the John Todd Stuart marker.
Presbyterian Church building in Danville, KY image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
4. Presbyterian Church building in Danville, KY
Presbyterian Church building in Danville, KY image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
5. Presbyterian Church building in Danville, KY
Presbyterian Meeting House Sign image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
6. Presbyterian Meeting House Sign
Sign is in front of a replica of the original Presbyterian Meeting house.
Presbyterian Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 6, 2011
7. Presbyterian Meeting House
This replica of the original Presbyterian Meeting house is in Constitution Square several blocks east of the current church building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 420 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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