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Main Street Christian Church

 
 
Main Street Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 16, 2008
1. Main Street Christian Church Marker
Inscription. Built on this site in 1842. The 16-day Campbell-Rice Debate on Christian baptism, etc., was held here Nov. 1843, Hon. Henry Clay Presiding.
 
Erected by Historical Markers Society. (Marker Number 19.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 2.727′ N, 84° 29.767′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 25, 421) 0.2 miles west of Martin Luther King Boulevard, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 East Main Street, Lexington KY 40507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis And Clark In Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beck House (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Slavery in Fayette Co. / Cheapside Slave Auction Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fayette County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fayette County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lexington Courthouses / Cheapside (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
More about this marker.
Main Street Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 9, 2012
2. Main Street Christian Church Marker
New Location at 150 East Main Street.
The marker has been moved from the intersection of E. Main & Martin Luther King Boulevard. It is now in front of the police department at 150 E. Main Street. This is about center of the block.
 
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Central Christian Church image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 16, 2008
3. Central Christian Church
Central Christian Church has replaced Main Street Christian and is two blocks north on Martin Luther King Blvd.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on June 26, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photos:   1. submitted on December 1, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   2. submitted on August 21, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   3. submitted on December 1, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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