Mt. Union Church / M.J. Bonner

Mt. Union Church / M.J. Bonner (HM2N9S)

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N 36° 48.586', W 86° 18.513'

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Mt. Union Church

Organized in 1864 under the name of Mulberry Hill General Baptist Church. In 1869 the original log building burned. The congregation rebuilt on present site, changed the name to Mt. Union. Thirteen churches were invited from Mt. Union to form Portland Association in 1921, making Mt. Union the mother church of two associations.

M.J. Bonner

Burial site about 65 feet east of here; born on Dec. 17, 1825 and died Nov. 21, 1907. Rev. Bonner organized the Mt. Union General Baptist Church which stands on these grounds. He is known as the founder of 3 associations: the Mt. Union, Green River Union, New Harmony Assoc. of Gen. Baptists.

Marker presented by Bonner Memorial Fund.
HM NumberHM2N9S
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 30th, 2019 at 7:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 561675 N 4073992
Decimal Degrees36.80976667, -86.30855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 48.586', W 86° 18.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 48' 35.16" N, 86° 18' 30.78" W
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