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

First Methodist Church

 
 
First Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 14, 2015
1. First Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized by Reverend William Holman in 1821. First Methodist Conference in Kentucky, 1790, made Frankfort, then a frontier station, part of the Lexington Circuit. The first small church built on Ann Street. Present site of church purchased, 1856; building completed, 1858. Bishops H. H. Kavanaugh and E. L. Tullis served as pastors of church.

Presented by John B. Browning Memorial Class
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1476.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.923′ N, 84° 52.774′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on Washington Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Washington Street, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Macklin House (a few steps from this marker); Crittenden House / An Eminent Statesman (within shouting distance of this marker); Morehead House (within shouting distance of this marker); Justice Todd House
First Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 14, 2015
2. First Methodist Church
(within shouting distance of this marker); Corner In Celebrities (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paul Sawyier Library (about 300 feet away); Vest-Lindsey House (about 300 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (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 193 times since then and 25 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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