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Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Congregation formed ca. 1802, when Isaac Robertson, a member, donated lot for log structure erected here. Rev. John Howe was first minister. Present Gothic Revival sanctuary built ca. 1853. Church’s style of architecture features Tudor-arched window and door openings and brick pilasters. Site of town’s oldest cemetery located behind church.
Presented by Church Memorial Committee

 
Erected 1995 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1951.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.659′ N, 85° 54.683′ W. Marker is in Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Broadway Street and E. Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on S. Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the west side of the church grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 E. Washington St, Glasgow KY 42141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barren County World War II Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Our Confederate Dead (about 500 feet
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
2. First Presbyterian Church
away); 623rd Field Artillery Battalion (about 600 feet away); Barren County's Medal of Honor Winners (about 600 feet away); Barren County, 1798 (about 600 feet away); Barren County Purple Heart Memorial (about 600 feet away); Headquarters Troop, 123rd Cavalry (about 600 feet away); Luska Joseph Twyman (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion
 
Marker on West Side of Church Grounds image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
3. Marker on West Side of Church Grounds
View to southeast across S. Broadway Street
View to Northeast Along S. Broadway Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
4. View to Northeast Along S. Broadway Street
Marker is on right (east) side of street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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