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Greensburg in Green County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Early Minister

 
 
Home of Early Minister Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
1. Home of Early Minister Marker
Inscription. Home of Rev. David Rice, founder of first Presbyterian churches west of Alleghanies, 1784. Born in Va., 1733; moved to Danville, Ky. in 1788 after having founded “Rice’s School,” or Transylvania Seminary near there, 1785. Member, State Constitutional Convention, 1792; urged gradual emancipation. Came here, 1798, forming in this area two churches. Died age 83.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 844.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 15.72′ N, 85° 30.076′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Kentucky, in Green County. Marker is on N. Main Street (State Highway 70) south of W. Hodgenville Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg KY 42743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Green County Architecture Heritage History (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Green County, 1792 (about 500 feet away); Green Countians Memorial (about 500 feet away); Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson
Home of Reverend David Rice image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
2. Home of Reverend David Rice
View to west across N. Main Street
Marker is to the left of the log cabin underneath the tree
(about 500 feet away); General Edward Henry Hobson (about 500 feet away); Greensburg Courthouse (about 500 feet away); William Mentor Graham (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Regarding Home of Early Minister. The structure is American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site No. 4 as registered by the Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Also see . . .  David Rice (Presbyterian minister) - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 14, 2016.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Home of Reverend David Rice image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
3. Home of Reverend David Rice
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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