Mountain Missionary

Mountain Missionary (HM1EJ1)

Location: Hazard, KY 41701 Perry County
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N 37° 15.336', W 83° 11.652'

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Rev. Asbel S. Petrey, born 1866, Whitley County, Ky. Ordained, 1891. Came here 1897, organized First Missionary Baptist Church of Hazard, 1898. Founder, 1902, and President of Hazard Baptist Institute, a public school since 1941. He organized 12 churches in area. Pastor of Petrey Memorial Baptist Church, 1922-40. Filled other pulpits until death, 1953.
HM NumberHM1EJ1
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number703
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 305411 N 4125483
Decimal Degrees37.25560000, -83.19420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 15.336', W 83° 11.652'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 15' 20.16" N, 83° 11' 39.12" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1140-1154 KY-2451, Hazard KY 41701, US
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