Columbia-Union Presbyterian Church

Columbia-Union Presbyterian Church (HM1KJX)

Location: Columbia, KY 42728 Adair County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 6.072', W 85° 18.527'

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Active Presbyterian congregations formed early in the county's settlement:1803 on Col. Casey's farm & 1827 in Columbia. Church was built in 1857 and has had continuous services ever since. County and city congregations merged in 1912. Columbia-Union Presbyterian Church became the official name in 1925. Over

(Reverse) The original sanctuary's slave balcony was removed in 1885. Civil War involvement includes bullet molds found in the attic, a steeple/ lookout to watch for rebel raiders, and doors that were used as stretchers for the wounded in a skirmish with John Hunt Morgan's troops in 1863. Limestone steps are original.

Sponsored by the City of Columbia
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceChurch/House of Worship
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number2243
Year Placed2007
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, City of Columbia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location Description304 Burkesville Street, Columbia
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 650284 N 4107437
Decimal Degrees37.10120000, -85.30878333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.072', W 85° 18.527'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 4.3200" N, 85° 18' 31.6200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)270
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 KY-80, Columbia KY 42728, US
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