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Durham in Chatham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

O'Kelly Chapel Christian Church

 
 
O'Kelly Chapel Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, January 12, 2014
1. O'Kelly Chapel Christian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized, 1794, by Jas. O'Kelly, founder of the denomination. Present building fourth on site.
 
Erected 1968 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number H-78.)
 
Location. 35° 51.935′ N, 78° 56.65′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of 751 and O'Kelly Chapel Road (State Highway 1731), on the right on 751. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Durham NC 27713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rural Credit Union (approx. 4 miles away); Last Shots (approx. 4.8 miles away); John Merrick (approx. 6.7 miles away); Silent Sam (approx. 6.9 miles away); Carolina Coffee Shop (approx. 7 miles away); Brassfield Station (approx. 7.1 miles away); Journey of Reconcilation (approx. 7.1 miles away); Morrisville Engagement (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
Also see . . .
1. O'Kelly's Chapel - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on January 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. North Carolina History Project : James O'Kelly (1736?-1826). In
Wide view of the O'Kelly Chapel Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, January 12, 2014
2. Wide view of the O'Kelly Chapel Christian Church Marker
The marker stands in front of the National Register of Historic Places listed church (ca. 1900).
1794, James O'Kelly established the Christian Church in the South (then named Republican Methodists), approximately when Alexander Campbell started the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Abner Jones formed the New England Christian Church.
(Submitted on January 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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