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Near Midway in Woodford County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church

 
 
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By Dave Knoch, June 9, 2015
1. Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Constituted in June 1788, with William Hickman its founder and first pastor. Land obtained and frame meeting house built, 1795, near present brick church, constructed 1945. A Virginian, Hickman visited Kentucky, 1776, and began preaching; returned to Kentucky in 1784. Minister to Forks of Elkhorn almost 40 years. Reinterred Frankfort Cemetery, 1916.

Presented by church family of 1998.
 
Erected 1998 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2003.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 10.273′ N, 84° 46.922′ W. Marker is near Midway, Kentucky, in Woodford County. Marker is on Duckers Road 0.8 miles south of Leestown Road (U.S. 421), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Duckers Road, Midway KY 40347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buena Vista / Todd House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lexington & Ohio R.R. (approx. 2.2 miles away); Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.8

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By Dave Knoch, June 9, 2015
2. Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church and Marker
miles away); Kentucky's United States Colored Troops (approx. 3.8 miles away); Labrot & Graham Distillery (approx. 4.3 miles away); Kentucky State University (approx. 4.7 miles away); Frankfort State Hospital And School Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 9, 2015
3. Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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