Richwood Presbyterian Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 38° 53.944 W 084° 39.148
16S E 703577 N 4308195
Quick Description: In front of the church on Richwood Rd (KY 338).
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2015 7:49:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMNKJ0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Services have been held by this old church continuously since it was founded in 1834 by Joseph Cabell Harrison, first pastor. He and cousin John Breckenridge in 1824 founded early religious paper in Ky. A cousin of Pres. William H. Harrison. Pastor's wife, Sophia Rice Harrison, a granddaughter of David Rice, father of Presbyterian Church in Ky. Harrisons buried here.
Marker Name: Richwood Presbyterian Church

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number (for official markers): 1387

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways


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