Upper Benson Church

Upper Benson Church (HM1LF7)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 6.009', W 84° 55.111'

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The earliest Presbyterian Church in Franklin County was built in 1795 on a site one mile to the east; Organized by Thomas Paxton and located on land owned by him. Services held in it until 1848. Reverend Samuel Shannon was its first Minister. Mr. Paxton and other from Upper Benson Church aided in founding The First Presbyterian Church of Frankfort in 1815.
Presented by The First Presbyterian Church of Frankfort
HM NumberHM1LF7
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number595
Year Placed1963
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 682509 N 4218973
Decimal Degrees38.10015000, -84.91851667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 6.009', W 84° 55.111'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 6' 0.54" N, 84° 55' 6.66" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6164-6198 US-127, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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