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Berea in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Church of Christ, Union

 
 
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By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
1. Church of Christ, Union Marker
Inscription. Founded 1853 by the Rev. John G. Fee of Bracken County on the invitation of local citizens and Cassius M. Clay, who projected an antislavery community here. Open in full equality to all races and nonsectarian, the church had a leading part in establishment of Berea College 1855 and in cause of racial equality in this area.
 
Erected 1983 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1787.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 34.294′ N, 84° 17.325′ W. Marker is in Berea, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street S and Prospect Street (Kentucky Route 21) on Main Street S. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berea KY 40403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. For Mountain Youth (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of Richmond Knocked at Berea's Door (approx. half a mile away); Site of Starns' Defeat (approx. 4.4 miles away); Encampment at Bobtown / Engagment at Bobtown / Advance to Kingston (approx.
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By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
2. Church of Christ, Union and Marker
4.5 miles away); Civil War Action (approx. 4.6 miles away); Merritt Jones/Wayside Tavern / Jones Tavern/CSA Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Richmond-Prelude/ Richmond Battle (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berea.
 
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Church of Christ, Union Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
3. Church of Christ, Union Marker
Church of Christ, Union image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
4. Church of Christ, Union
 
 
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 1,178 times since then and 33 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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