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

Paint Lick Presbyterian Church/Paint Lick Cemetery

 
 
Paint Lick Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 5, 2011
1. Paint Lick Presbyterian Church Marker
Opposite side is Paint Lick Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Founded 1784 by Rev. David Rice. Early elders of the church: Thomas Maxwell, Alexander Henderson, James Woods, Samuel Woods, Robert Brank, George Denny, Robert Henry. First located in Paint Lick Cemetery. Second building erected circa 1830 on present site. During Civil War several skirmishes here; membership split. Present building was erected, 1875; church reunited.

(Reverse):
In this cemetery are soldiers from Revolutionary and Civil wars. There are eight Revolutionary soldiers, including Thos. Kennedy, John Slavin, John Courtney, Robert Brank, Walter Burnside, William Miller, Humphrey Bates, and John Provine. The last was a charter member of Paint Lick Presbyterian Church, and his is oldest marked grave in cemetery, 1792.
 
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1562.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 35.196′ N, 84° 26.222′ W. Marker is near Paint Lick, Kentucky, in Garrard County. Marker is on Richmond Road (Kentucky Route 52) near Manse Road (County Route 1140), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paint Lick KY 40461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Paint Lick Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 5, 2011
2. Paint Lick Cemetery Marker
Opposite side is the Paint Lick Presbyterian Church marker text.
At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bradley Kincaid (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fort Paint Lick (approx. 2.6 miles away); Walker Foxhounds (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Battle of Richmond Knocked at Berea's Door (approx. 7.8 miles away); Pleasant Retreat (approx. 8 miles away); Lancaster Public Spring (approx. 8 miles away); Garrard County, 1797 (approx. 8.1 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paint Lick.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.War, US Revolutionary
 
Paint Lick Presbyterian Church/Paint Lick Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 5, 2011
3. Paint Lick Presbyterian Church/Paint Lick Cemetery Marker
Taken looking east on Route 52, entrance to church on the left.
Paint Lick Presbyterian Church/Paint Lick Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 5, 2011
4. Paint Lick Presbyterian Church/Paint Lick Cemetery Marker
Taken looking west on Route 52.
Paint Lick Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 5, 2011
5. Paint Lick Presbyterian 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 748 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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