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Hazard in Perry County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mountain Missionary

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
1. Mountain Missionary Marker
Inscription. Rev. Asbel S. Petrey, born 1866, Whitley County, Ky. Ordained, 1891. Came here 1897, organized First Missionary Baptist Church of Hazard, 1898. Founder, 1902, and President of Hazard Baptist Institute, a public school since 1941. He organized 12 churches in area. Pastor of Petrey Memorial Baptist Church, 1922-40. Filled other pulpits until death, 1953.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 703.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 15.336′ N, 83° 11.652′ W. Marker is in Hazard, Kentucky, in Perry County. Marker is on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hazard KY 41701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Perry County, 1821 (approx. half a mile away); Founder of Hazard (approx. half a mile away); Uncle Ira (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cordia School (approx. 5 miles away); Battle of Leatherwood (approx. 11 miles away); Mothers and Babies
Mountain Missionary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
2. Mountain Missionary Marker
(approx. 11.8 miles away); Leslie County (approx. 11.8 miles away); Finley Mine Disaster Memorial (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hazard.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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