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Lexington in Lafayette County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Library Building

 
 
The Library Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
1. The Library Building Marker
Inscription. Begun in 1846 by Cumberland Presbyterians who first organized near Lexington in 1822 and whom Rev. Finis Ewing, a founder of the sect, served as pastor from 1836 until his death in 1841. general Assembly of the denomination met here in 1856. James Lane Allen, noted author, was the master of a private school for boys held here in 1875-76. Deutscher Schulverein later held private German school here and in 1879 the Trinitatis Evangelical and Reformed congregation was organized in and used this building until 1924 when in became home of Lexington Library and Historical Association.
 
Erected by Lafayette County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 11.1′ N, 93° 52.785′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Missouri, in Lafayette County. Marker is on 13th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington MO 64067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Vernon Foundation Stones (here, next to this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Steamboat Saluda Disaster (within shouting distance of this marker); William Morrison
The Library Building image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
2. The Library Building
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lafayette County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Site of Russell, Majors and Waddell Home Office (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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