Washington Baptist Church Cemetery / Washington Baptist Cemetery

Washington Baptist Church Cemetery / Washington Baptist Cemetery (HM1KO0)

Location: Maysville, KY 41056 Mason County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 36.838', W 83° 48.621'

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Washington Baptist Church Cemetery

Site of Limestone Baptist Church (renamed Washington), organized in 1785 by Wm. Wood, first pastor. He and Arthur Fox, Sr., bought land from Simon Kenton and laid out Washington that year. Wood gave land for the church and cemetery. Church burned twice; not rebuilt after 1889. Part of Washington Historic District. See over.

Washington Baptist Cemetery

Buried here are pioneers, Indians, Revolutionary War soldiers and-in a common grave-some 40 early Presbyterians of Washington and Murphysville. The first two Presbyterian pastors, Robert Wilson and Paradise Lost McAboy, are here; also Arthur Fox, Sr., Indian fighters Charles and James Ward, and Abigail H. Johnston, mother of Albert Sidney Johnston.
HM NumberHM1KO0
Marker Number1696
Year Placed1981
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 255308 N 4277686
Decimal Degrees38.61396667, -83.81035000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 36.838', W 83° 48.621'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 36' 50.28" N, 83° 48' 37.26" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2115-2221 US-62, Maysville KY 41056, US
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