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Near Lancaster in Garrard County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Forks of Dix River Baptist Church

 
 
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By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
1. Forks of Dix River Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Constituted at Forks of Dix River, 1782, by Lewis Craig of "Traveling Church." Log church built here on Sugar Creek. John Routt gave one-acre tract for church and stone edifice erected, 1823. It was later torn down and used for foundation of present brick church, dedicated 1850. Randolph Hall, the first pastor, served in Rev. War.
 
Erected 1977 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1617.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 40.453′ N, 84° 38.627′ W. Marker is near Lancaster, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is on Lexington Road (U.S. 27) east of Dora Road (County Route 1363), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. South of the church building. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster KY 40444, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Thompson, 1750-1825 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Carry A. Nation / Lady with the Hatchet (approx. 2.1 miles away); Home of Gov. Bradley (approx. 5.1 miles away); Home of Statesmen
Forks of Dix River Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
2. Forks of Dix River Baptist Church Marker
Looking south on Route 27.
(approx. 5.1 miles away); Local Authoress (approx. 5.1 miles away); Buford-Salter House (approx. 5.1 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lancaster Public Spring (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Forks of Dix River Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
3. Forks of Dix River Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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