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Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 14, 2015
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized 1815, Presbyterians built first denominational church in city, 1824, on north side of Wapping, near St. Clair. This was outgrowth of Sunday School, begun in 1810 by Margaretta Brown. In 1849, the present modified Gothic church was built under guidance of the Reverend Stuart Robinson. During Civil War church remained united because of strong Union sympathies.
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1540.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.976′ N, 84° 52.807′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 416 West Main Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crittenden House / An Eminent Statesman (within shouting distance of this marker); Garrard/Crittenden House (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Hall / John Brown (1757-1837) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Macklin House
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 14, 2015
2. First Presbyterian Church
(about 300 feet away); First Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); Emily Thomas Tubman House (about 400 feet away); The Church of the Ascension (about 400 feet away); Morehead House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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