Ashland in Boyd County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Organized June 11, 1819, at home of Maj. Jas. Poage, north of this spot, as Bethesda Presbyterian Church by Rev. Robert Wilson with 20 members. First a mile SW on Pollard Rd.; moved 1828 to Beech Grove, ½ mile W. and in 1858 to this corner as First Presbyterian Church, oldest Boyd County church building and congregation, 1971.
Marker presented by Church members
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1416.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 28.703′ N, 82° 38.365′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Kentucky, in Boyd County. Marker is at the intersection of Winchester Avenue and 16th Street / Judd Plaza, on the right when traveling east on Winchester Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Winchester Avenue, Ashland KY 41101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ashland (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Putnam Stadium (approx. 1.7 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Ironton Tanks / Tanks Memorial Stadium (approx. 3.6 miles away in Ohio); Tanks Memorial Stadium Opening Day Nov. 25, 1926 (approx. 3.7 miles away in Ohio); Boyd County War Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Unger's Shoes (approx. 4½ miles away in Ohio); The Hanging Rock Iron Region / The Blast Furnaces of Lawrence County (approx. 4.6 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
Also see . . . First Presbyterian Church, Ashland, Kentucky. (Submitted on September 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 435 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.