Rev. John Rice

Rev. John Rice (tmp-5fe96)

Location: Harrodsburg, KY 40330 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 47.106', W 84° 45.325'

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Side 1A Va. native, Rice served in the Illinois regiment under command of Col. George Rogers Clark during the American revolution. After the war, he brought his family to Ky. and settled on Shawnee run in Mercer Co. Ordained soon after he arrived, he became pastor of Shawnee run Baptist Church and served there the rest of his life.Side 2

During his ministry, Rev. Rice was stated pastor of nine churches and assisted in their constitutions. He ordained nine ministers & baptized about 3,000 people. In 1801, he assisted in forming a union between the Regular and Separate Baptists. Greatly beloved for his piety, faith, and usefulness, he was buried in the Shawnee Run Church cemetery.
HM Numbertmp-5fe96
Year Placed2014
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 697654 N 4184344
Decimal Degrees37.78510000, -84.75541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.106', W 84° 45.325'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 6.36" N, 84° 45' 19.5" W
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Area Code(s)859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1489 Shakertown Rd, Harrodsburg KY 40330, US
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