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Paris in Bourbon County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cane Ridge Meeting House

 
 
Cane Ridge Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 20, 2008
1. Cane Ridge Meeting House Marker
Inscription. Built by Presbyterians, 1791. Here Barton W. Stone began his ministry, 1796. Famous revival attended by pioneers of many faiths, 1801. Springfield Presbytery dissolved and "Christian Church" launched, June 28, 1804.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 51.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 13.281′ N, 84° 10.045′ W. Marker is in Paris, Kentucky, in Bourbon County. Marker is at the intersection of Cane Ridge Road (Kentucky Route 537) and Steele Road on Cane Ridge Road. Touch for map. From Paris, Kentucky, US 460 south about 1 mile to Cane Ridge Road (SR 537). Follow SR 537 about 4 miles to the grounds on the north (left side). Marker is in this post office area: Paris KY 40361, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. CSA at Paris, 1862 (approx. 4.5 miles away); John Edwards 1748-1837 / Westwood (approx. 4.5 miles away); Bourbon County, 1786 (approx. 4.5 miles away); William Holmes McGuffey (approx. 4.5 miles away); Duncan Tavern
Cane Ridge Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 20, 2008
2. Cane Ridge Meeting House Marker
(approx. 4.5 miles away); Eades Tavern (approx. 4.6 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 8 miles away); Johnston's Inn (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
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Cane Ridge Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 20, 2008
3. Cane Ridge Meeting House
The Historic Meeting House inside the memorial building.
Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 20, 2008
4. Memorial Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,793 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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