Richmond in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
White Oak Pond Church
In 1827, county's first temperance society began here, where Nancy Irvine delivered first temperance talk for women in Kentucky and perhaps America. White Oak Pond and others joined Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) revival movement, 1830. In 1869, log church was disassembled and its hand-hewn timbers used to build present Greek Revival structure.
Erected 1996 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1979.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 44.2′ N, 84° 20.167′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is on Barnes Mill Road west of Goggins Lane (a.k.a.: Willis Branch Road), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond KY 40475, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Grave of Hancock Taylor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Christopher (Kit) Carson (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kit Carson-Legend of the Old West (approx. 1.8 miles away); Eastern Kentucky Univ. (approx. 2 miles away); Gov. James B. McCleary (approx. 2.2 miles away); Frances E. Beauchamp / Prohibition Advocate (approx. 2.3 miles away); James B. McCreary Hall of Justice (approx. 2.3 miles away); County Named, 1786 / County Formed (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
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