South Fork Baptist Church/Grave of Frontiersman

South Fork Baptist Church/Grave of Frontiersman (HM1QBT)

Location: Hodgenville, KY 42748 Larue County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 30.2151', W 85° 44.2719'

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Seven persons baptized in Nolin Creek by Rev. Benjamin Lynn. He and Rev. James Skaggs founded South Fork Church ca. 1782. Organized as Separate Baptist Church with 13 members, it met at Phillips' Fort; later moved to South Fork of Nolin. In the pas, Church has assumed philosophy of United, Separate, and Regular. Later split on slavery issue. Reverse John Walters came to Phillips' Fort ca. 1784. Commissioned lieutenant, 2nd regiment of Ky. Militia, by Governor Isaac Shelby, 1792. Was in local skirmishes, served under Col. Patrick Brown in 1792, and in War of 1812. Born in Pa., April 1770; died at his home, 2-1/2 miles south, April 1852. Buried at South Fork Church Cem., ½ mile west.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceChurch/House of Worship
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 at 7:35pm PST -08:00
Photo Credits: [1] DARYL SKAGGS  [2] DARYL SKAGGS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)45S E 388445 N 4151492
Decimal Degrees37.50358500, -85.73786500
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 30.2151', W 85° 44.2719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 30' 12.9060" N, 85° 44' 16.3140" W
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Area Code(s)270
Can be seen from road?Yes
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2091-2399 Airline Rd, Hodgenville KY 42748, US
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Jan 4, 2016 at 4:18pm PST by dskaggs777

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